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Care Team

The Care Team is comprised of College officials who meet regularly to review students of concern. Information that you have about students who may be in distress, in need of medical attention, or who may pose a threat to self or others, or who are experiencing difficulty with the transition to college, should be reported to a member of the Care Team. Additionally, if you have concerns about a student's academic perfomance, please report those concerns as there may be underlying issues that Care Team can address.  This centralized team will investigate your concerns and provide timely and appropriate intervention. 

If you are concerned about a student's immediate health, safety, or welfare, please call the Campus Safety Office (540-375-2310). Campus Safety staff members can assist you with assessing the situation and determining if immediate action is necessary or if a referral to the Care Team might be more appropriate.

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The Care Team is chaired by the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and is comprised of key staff members from several College departments. This team approach helps ensure consistency of care and action. Each team member brings a variety of skills and perspectives to the table, which helps ensure that our efforts are well-informed, appropriate and made with the best interest of all community members in mind. 

The Care Team consists of the following members:

Dr. Brian T. Chisom
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Care Team Chairperson, Dean of Students Office

Rev. Chris Bowen
Dean of the Chapel, Chaplain's Office


Dr. Sue Brown
Director of Academic Services, Center for Learning and Teaching

Mr. Wesley Brusseau
Associate Director, Student Health & Counseling Services

Mr. Allan Lockett
Assistant Registrar, Registrar's Office


Ms. Sandy McGhee
Director, Student Health & Counseling Services


Mr. Tom Rambo
Director, Campus Safety

Mr. Bryan Ryberg
Associate Dean for Student Success, Student Success Initiatives

Mr. Jimmy Whited
Director, Residence Life & Housing