Student Life

Associate Dean of Student Life

Valerie Sponheim

Associate Dean of Student Life

Office: Student Life Office, Hunsaker
Phone: 909-748-8833 Campus Ext. 8833

Val has been involved in many facets of student life throughout her 30-year career, all of which have been inspiring.  As associate dean of Student Life, Val has oversight of Residence Life and Housing in addition to the Student Leadership and Involvement Center. Val is responsible for hearing off-campus petition appeals and providing oversight for the Residence Life and Housing staff. Her undergraduate degree from the University of Redlands is in physical education with business and coaching minors. Val also has a clear California teaching credential as well as a master's degree in educational administration. 

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