Student Affairs

Division of Student Affairs
Bonds 110
(440) 826-2111
(440) 826-3020 (fax)

The Division of Student Affairs is here to assist you in becoming active members of the Baldwin Wallace community. We invite you to take full advantage of the University's numerous opportunities for leadership development, personal counseling, academic achievement through experiential learning and personal growth.

One of the best ways to get the most out of your college experience is to become involved in the activities and organizations that Baldwin Wallace has to offer. You will learn many things, develop professional skills and create lifelong friendships. Becoming involved is the key to enhancing your academic experience.

Student Handbook

Student conduct policies and other important information for students is available in the student handbook.

Office of Student Affairs


The Student Affairs office is located in room 110 of Bonds Hall. Handicap accessibility is on the east side of the building (Eastland Road entrance).

Office Hours

The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. during the academic year and from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. during the summer.

Student Affairs houses the offices of the following individuals and divisional departments:

Marc Adkins
Director of Student Success Initiatives
(440) 826-2768

Lurline Brotherson
Administrative Specialist
(440) 826-2116

Trina Dobberstein, Ph.D.
Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
(440) 826-2111

Veronica Drdek
Administrative Assistant
(440) 826-2157

Jay T. Hairston
Assistant Dean of Students, Director of ACES and Commuter Services
(440) 826-2157

Ladonna Norris
Director of the BW Scholars Program
(440) 826-8519

Gerrie Paino
Coordinator, Student Success Initiatives, BW and GLBT Services
(440) 826-2112