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Office of Student Conduct


Contact Office of Student Conduct  

Office of Student Conduct

Ruby Jones Hall, Room 200
West Chester, PA 19382

Phone: 610-436-3511
Fax: 610-436-2480

Ms. Christina Brenner


Christina Brenner, Assistant Dean of Students 
In her role as the Assistant Dean of Students, Ms. Brenner is responsible for implementing, coordinating and monitoring West Chester University's Code of Conduct. This involves the training and evaluating of Hearing Officers, selection of members to serve on the University Hearing Board, overseeing the appeals process, and coordinating the administrative components of the conduct program. 

Kirsten Lenthe, Assistant Director of Student Conduct
Kirsten serves as one of the Assistant Directors in the Office of Student Conduct.  She is responsible for meeting with students involved in the disciplinary process to discuss their rights and options, to outline and guide students through the process, and to assist them in their ongoing learning and development.  Additionally, Kirsten manages the recruitment, selection, and training of the University Hearing Board members and serves as a resource for students, staff, faculty, and other constituents with questions regarding the student conduct process and University policy. Kirsten holds a B.S. in Business Management from Babson College and a M.A. in College Student Personnel from Bowling Green State University.  Kirsten’s previous work has included experiences in residence life and fraternity and sorority life.

Shelley Siedzikowski, Assistant Director of Student Conduct
Shelley has served as an Assistant Director in the Office of Student Conduct since 2012. Prior to that she worked in New Student Programs and Residence Life and Housing Services here at WCU. Responsibilities include adjudicating individual and group conduct cases and supervising the office’s graduate student staff. As a hearing officer, Shelley facilitates conversations with students regarding violations of University policy; and serves as a University Hearing Board member. She also works with the Assistant Dean of Students for Student Conduct on projects and policy revisions as needed

Ryan Stephens, Interim Assistant Director of Student Conduct
Ryan has served as an Assistant Director in the Office of Student Conduct since November of 2017.  He is responsible for meeting with students who are involved in the conduct process and adjudicating cases involving violations of the student code of conduct.  Ryan enjoys educating the campus about the conduct process and presenting to various student groups about reporting violations and holding each other accountable to maintain a safe community here at WCU.  Ryan holds a B.B.A. in Business Management from James Madison University and a Master’s degree in Higher Education from the University of South Carolina.  Ryan’s prior work experience included supervising and mentoring high school seniors at a private boarding school, and he is a retired state trooper with the Pennsylvania State Police.

John Paul Carr, Case Manager
John-Paul (JP) is the Case Manager in the Office of Student Conduct.  He is responsible for maintaining the confidential office database and the accuracy and detail of over 24,000 student conduct records and related transactions. JP is the first line of contact for students, staff, parents, faculty and attorneys requesting information about the student conduct process at West Chester University. JP also serves as the office liaison for local courts regarding violations by students of civil or criminal statutes. In addition to these duties, JP also is tasked with the duty of making the initial charging decision regarding violations of the Code of Student Conduct. JP holds a B.A. in Political Science from The Ohio State University and a Juris Doctor from Thomas M. Cooley Law School.  JP’s previous work has included experience in collegiate athletic administration, clerking in several judicial chambers during law school, and in court administration.

Elizabeth Calderaro, Administrative Assistant
Liz is the Administrative Assistant in the Office of Student Conduct. Liz has been with the university for over 15 years working in the academic and administrative sides of the university. Her responsibilities range from assisting the Dean with scheduling meetings, managing the budget, and general office duties.  Liz also serves as the first line of contact for the students, updating student records, handling student’s calls and in-person student requests.     

Cody Collard, Graduate Assistant

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