Becca Barile

Becca B. BarileVice President of Campus Life and Director of the Master of Arts in Higher Education Leadership

Joined faculty in 2010

Ed.D., Organization Leadership Studies, Northeastern University (Emphasis in Queer leadership studies)
M.A., Social Sciences and Diversity, Binghamton University
B.A., English, Keuka College

Contact Information

Office of Campus Life, Smith 108Phone (315) 781-3900

Teaching Experience

Keuka College
Communication and Our World(s)
Public Speaking
Queer Literature
Group Communication and Culture

Hobart and William Smith Colleges
Personal Empowerment
Introduction to LGBTQ Studies
Diversity on the College Campus


Becca B. Barile was appointed Vice President for Campus Life and Dean of Students in August 2021 after serving eleven years at the Colleges, most recently as Associate Vice President for Campus Life. Barile holds a doctorate of education in Organizational Leadership Studies with a concentration in Queer Leadership from Northeastern University. She earned a B.A. cum laude in English from Keuka College and an M.A. in Student Affairs and Diversity from Binghamton University. As the senior student affairs officer of the Colleges, she coordinates student support services, including Student Engagement (Student Activities and Residential Education), Campus Safety, Sustainability, the Hubbs Health Center, the Counseling Center, Student Conduct, WEOS/WHWS, international student success, and Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment and Prevention. She coordinates the Colleges’ response to COVID-19 and also serves as a part-time lecturer in communication studies at Keuka College. She previously held roles in student affairs at Ithaca College, SUNY Cortland, and Keuka College.