Christine Wilson

HESA Affiliate Faculty

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs & Director of Student Activities

Home Organizations: Student Affairs and Student Activities

Christine Wilson has been a student affairs professional for almost 30 years.  She currently serves as the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs & Director of Student Activities at the here at the University of Connecticut.  She is responsible for working with a talented staff to assure a comprehensive, innovative, safe, diverse and inclusive extra curricular experience for UConn students.  She supervises five areas:  Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Activities Business Services,  Major Events and Programs, Community Outreach, and Leadership and Organizational Development.  She also collaborates with other colleagues to manage crises and bias incidents on campus, and co-chairs the assessment committee in the Division of Student Affairs.  She is a member of the University Senate and serves as the Chair of the Student Welfare Committee. Before coming to the University of Connecticut, Christine worked in student leadership, student unions, student activities, and residential life at several universities.  She conducts research and assessment on student leadership (focusing on inclusive leadership) and the stress of student leaders, and she loves to support students engaged in research.  She serves as the Research & Scholarship Chair for NACA, and recently co-authored the Ethical Practices chapter in the 2017 edition of Student Services:  A Handbook for the Profession.  Christine earned a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and a master’s degree in College Student Personnel from Indiana State University, and a PhD from the University of Rhode Island; her research focused on preparing teachers for multicultural environments.


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Contact Information
Phone(860) 486-8151
Office LocationStudent Affairs & Student Activities