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Current Position and Responsibilities:

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs.

Since 2003, Carolyn has been an Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs. She has recently been assigned the responsibility for providing leadership and direction for the Center for International Students and Scholars; overseeing personnel management and supervision, departmental and divisional representation, fiscal management, and to ensure that the Center's staff works closely with all administrative and academic departments to enroll and/or employ foreign exchange students, scholars and faculty in compliance with the Department of Homeland Security and US Immigration regulations.

In addition, responsible for the oversight of the Office of Multicultural Affairs, LGBT Student Life and Religious Life. Assists in the university's strategic efforts to plan and direct the development and administration of programs and services that enhance racial and ethnic diversity on campus. Provides support and direction for all community service student volunteers organizations and efforts in cooperation with the Center for Public Service. Co-supervises the Assistant Director for Community Service. Serves as Judicial Officer for the Office of Student Affairs and a Senior Leadership Team Member within the Division of Student Affairs.


Previous Experience:

Associate Dean of Students, Director of Multicultural Affairs, Tulane University.
Assistant Dean for Multicultural Affairs, Tulane University.
Director of Special Services, Tulane University.
Assistant Dean of Student /Director of Residence Life, St. Mary’s Dominican College,
New Orleans, LA.
Staff Assistant for Minority Students and Residence Halls, Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio.
Hall Director/Admissions Intern, Baldwin Wallace College, Berea, Ohio.

Education and Training:

M.A. in Education: College Student Personnel, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green,OH.
B.S. in Health, Physical Education and Recreation, University of Findlay, Findlay, OH.

Years at Tulane:

Since 1984

Interests, Professional Associations:

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA)
National Association of Campus Activities (NACA)
Association of College Union International (ACUI)
International Leadership Association (ILA)
Southern Association for College Student Affairs (SACSA)
American Association of Colleges & Universities (AACU)
American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Association of Student Judicial Affairs
Louisiana College Personnel Association (LACUSPA)
Community in Schools, New Orleans, LA
Associated Catholic Charities, New Orleans, LA
Co-owner and Founder, Casa Samba, Brazilian Samba Drum and Dance Troupe, New Orleans.

Achievements, Honors and Awards:

Adjunct Professor, Department of Theatre and Dance (2003-Present)
Board of Directors, Communities in School (2004- Present)
Board of Directors, Associate Catholic Charities, New Orleans. (1995-2003)
New Orleans Area Women to Watch, Times Picayune (1990)
Omicron Delta Kappa, National Leadership Honor Society (1988)
Outstanding Young Women of America (1983)

Contact information:

Carolyn R. Barber-Pierre
(504) 865-5181 (work)
(504) 862-8795 (fax)
pierre@tulane.edu

Division of Student Affairs, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-314-2188 studnaff@tulane.edu