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Professional Staff

Professional staff in The Office of the Dean of The Ingram Commons support the academic mission of the University and the pillars of The Commons Experience (Intellect, Community, Personal Well-Being, Self-Discovery, and Cultural Awareness) through intentional programmatic and leadership development initiatives. Our programs are designed to both challenge and support students as they navigate their first year at Vanderbilt, and our goal is to connect students with valuable resources and learning opportunities that will help them achieve their academic and personal goals. Staff members plan, coordinate, and lead a number of programs and initiatives including but not limited to:

  • CommonVU Orientation
  • Vanderbilt Visions and VUcept
  • The Commons Leadership Council
  • The Commons Lecture Series
  • The Commons Ball
  • Commons Seminars
  • Fall For The Arts (Parents & Families Weekend)
  • First-Year Honor Societies
  • The Commons Cup
  • Design Your VU
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Jennifer Atwood

Assistant to the Dean
The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

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Natalee Erb

Associate Director
Residential Colleges

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Melissa Gresalfi

Dean
The Ingram Commons

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Marissa McGillis

Program Coordinator
Upper-Division Residential Colleges

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Christina Bailey Robbins

Director of Administration
Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

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Aimee Robinson

Program Coordinator
The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

Roshaunda Ross-Orta

Program Manager
The Martha Rivers Ingram Commons

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