Student Life

Leader Profile

Renee Dugan

Associate Dean of Students
Director, Student Life

Renee Dugan serves as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Life at NYUAD. Renee has spent much of her career working in education at the high school, undergraduate and graduate level. She worked at the NYU Stern School of Business in New York and was the founding Director of Admissions at King's Academy, a preparatory boarding school located in Jordan. Renee joined NYUAD in fall 2008 as part of the admission team before becoming the founding Director of Community Outreach. Renee received a MPA from the NYU Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public, where she focused on public and non-profit management, and her BA in international relations from the University of Oregon.

Key People

Community Outreach

Carole Chapelier

Manager, Community Development and Outreach

First Year Experience

Sara Amjad

Assistant Director, First Year Experience

Spiritual Life and Intercultural Education

Alta Thornton Mauro

Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Intercultural Education and Spiritual Life

Sara Hassan

Specialist, Spiritual Life and Intercultural Education


Jacqueline Jacob

Manager, Student Life Administration