Robert Flowers
Vice President for Student Affairs

Robb Flowers

Flowers is the leader of the division and is responsible for the development and implementation of all student life policies. He is in communication with all offices in student affairs and oversees the work of all offices including: Campus Safety, Counseling and Student Wellness, Hobart Athletics, Hubbs Health Center, Intercultural Affairs, Residential Education, Student Activities, WEOS/WHWS Campus Radio, and William Smith Athletics.

Flowers holds a bachelor's degree from Houghton College in Houghton, N.Y., a master's in education from Alfred University in Alfred, N.Y., and a law degree from the University at Buffalo Law School.

Previous to this appointment, Flowers served as the Colleges' associate dean of students and director of residential education since 2004. Before joining the Colleges, Flowers held administrative positions at Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y., College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and Alfred University.

Sarah Mullins
Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Sarah Mullins

Mullins acts as a resource for all staff members in the division of student affairs regarding policy and procedural questions, meetings, and staff development. She maintains and tracks all budgets for the division, assists with the coordination of judicial database and the scheduling of judicial hearings and assists with the students of concern process. Mullins has previously served the Colleges as a coordinator in the Office of Residential Education. She graduated from Keuka College in 2002 with a bachelor's degree in English.

Montrose Streeter
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs

Montrose Streeter

Dr. Streeter is the primary student conduct hearing officer and works with the Committee on Standards, the Hobart Student Court, and the William Smith Judicial Board. He is responsible for the implementation of the Handbook of Community Standards, and he works directly with the Residential Education and Campus Safety offices.

Streeter holds an associate's degree from Lees McRae College in Banner Elk, N.C.; a bachelor's degree from Wake Forest University in Winston Salem, N.C.; a master's in adult education from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University in Greensboro, N.C., and doctorate in education from St. John Fisher College in Rochester, N.Y. Streeter is also an ordained Baptist minister.

Most recently, Streeter served as the Colleges'associate dean for student conduct and campus safety. He has also served as assistant dean at Keuka College, the director of residence life at Barton College, the assistant dean of admissions at Mary Washington College and the director of multicultural programs at Carson-Newman College.

Jeffrey Van Lone, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Jeff VanLone

Office of Student Life

Dr. Van Lone oversees the Center for Counseling and Student Wellness, Health Promotions, Hubbs Health Center, Intercultural Affairs, International Student Affairs, Residential Education, Student Activities, Orientation, Student Government, and the Committee on Fraternal Life. He is responsible for leading the division's strategic planning, assessment, and research efforts. In addition, he coordinates the Behavioral Assessment Team, health review, and medical leave processes.

VanLone holds a bachelor's degree from St. Lawrence University in Canton, N.Y.; a master's in education from Alfred University in Alfred, N.Y.; and a Ph.D. in counseling psychology from West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of New York.  Before joining the colleges, VanLone held administrative, psychologist, and faculty positions at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pa., The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pa., and California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, Calif.

Tempe Newson
Assistant to the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Tempe Newson

Office of Student Life

Tempe serves as an office coordinator for all staff members in the office of student life. She also assists with strategic planning, assessment, and professional development for the division. Tempe graduated from William Smith College in 2011 with a BA in Psychology and a New York State dual certification in Childhood and Students with Disabilities. She is currently attending the University of Rochester part-time for a master’s degree in higher education administration with a concentration in student affairs. She previously served the Colleges as the health promotions coordinator from 2011-2014, and remains the adviser of the club field hockey team, and health promotions club.


The Office of Student Affairs is located on the first floor of Smith Hall.
Phone: (315) 781-3900
Fax: (315) 781-4433

The Office of Student Life is located on the second floor of Scandling Center.
Phone: (315) 781-3910
Fax: (315) 781-3511

For Emergencies, phone Campus Safety:
On campus: Ext. 3333 or (315) 781-3333 from a cell phone
Off campus: 911