Ross RadishRoss W. Radish, JD, has been named Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, University President Dr. Paul Katz announced. Radish had been serving as the Interim Dean of Students since February 2017.

“Over the course of the past year, Dean Radish has been an unwavering advocate for students on the Cabinet and at the Board level,” Dr. Katz said.  Radish was charged with re-envisioning Student Affairs and developed a structure that emphasizes student success as well as an integrated wellness model that is focused on the physical and mental health of our students.

Radish will continue to oversee all aspects of student affairs, including academic advising, career services, student health and counseling, student life, campus recreation, student accommodations, student conduct, tutorial services, the writing center, and the athletic department. He is charged with developing policies and procedures in support of student learning, development, retention, and engagement. He will also remain as the Title IX Student Administrator.

Radish has continued to advance his career since joining USciences in June 2004. He has served as Associate Dean of Students, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Engagement, and Administrator of Residence Life and Off Campus Living.

Prior to joining the University in 2004, Dean Radish served as Residence Hall Director at Capital University in Columbus, OH. Earlier in his career, Dean Radish served as Housing Coordinator at Washington College in Chestertown, MD.  

Radish attended Washington College for his undergraduate education where he completed a dual bachelor of arts degree in history and political science. In 2004, Dean Radish received his master of arts degree in higher education administration from The Ohio State University and in 2011, earned his juris doctorate degree from Widener University School of Law in Wilmington, DE. He is a native of Laurel, DE and currently resides in Philadelphia, PA.