Dean of Students

Dean's Message

Dean of Students Lenetta LeeDear Students of Lincoln University,

Hotep! I bring you peace.

With an open mind and an open door I welcome you to  Lincoln University where students, our customers, are our paramount concern. The Office of Dean of Students advances the University vision and mission by extending the learning environment beyond the classroom. Ultimately, the goal of the Dean’s office at  Lincoln University is to intentionally assist each student from transition week to graduation in finding the source within one’s self to establish and develop lifelong habits that serve one throughout life. With this in mind, we promote academic and personal development, community and social responsibility, and ethics and leadership.

More specifically, the Office of the Dean strives to provide quality programs and services to foster academic and social improvement.

The Office of the Dean embraces:

  • the advocacy for students;
  • the prevention and response to crisis;
  • the education and consultation with students, faculty, and staff;
  • and lastly, the engagement and support of students in acknowledging responsibility for their choices.

The Dean of Students at Lincoln University is available to guide students to resolve complex issues while providing resources for self awareness; however, it is the students’ responsibility to assume a significant role in developing and enforcing self governance, challenging yourself academically and socially while making effective choices.

We are dedicated to helping you achieve optimal success in and out of the classroom. We expect you to take full advantage of every opportunity to enhance your experience at the university. Your Lincoln University experience should be dynamic, productive and successful. Thus, we encourage you to get involved in the various organizations and activities. These opportunities create balance and build character.

Furthermore, the Office of the Dean is committed to:

  • fostering a supportive climate – caring and nurturing;
  • integrating academics and student life;
  • advocating for student success;
  • establishing a community of learners;
  • encouraging holistic development;
  • enforcing standards of conduct;
  • and lastly, promoting inclusiveness.

Also, I invite you to visit the other Lincoln websites where you can find additional information pertaining to our services and programs that can enrich your campus life. If you need additional information, please don’t hesitate to visit or email or call: Student Union Building room 225, or 484-365-7253.

Again, welcome to  Lincoln University – Lions’ Country. Let the Lion roar.
Respectfully Submitted,

Lenetta Raysha Lee, Ph.D.


The Dean of Students Office, a division within Student Affairs, oversees aspects of a student’s life outside of the classroom, including the discipline process.

Commitment: The Dean of Students Office at Lincoln University is dedicated to providing a customer style, co-curricular climate that enhances the University mission and vision. The Dean of students serves as a resource for students concerning their rights and responsibilities to their community, as well as providing assistance to faculty, staff, and students regarding student disciplinary matters. Also the Dean of Students’ office serves as a liaison between various University constituents including parents, Department of Residents Life, and Department of Public Safety.

Moreover, The Dean of Students’ Office:

  • plays an important role in enriching and maintaining and evaluating the overall quality of student life. We support the academic mission of the University by facilitating personal, academic, civic, social, spiritual and professional development in our students.
  • works directly with students to help solve problems and to assist in individual and group crisis management.
  • cultivates a caring and supportive campus environment while preparing students for leadership in a dynamic, diverse society.
  • actively promotes campus involvement, diversity and retention through student organizations.
  • is a general resource for all students and will advocate for students when appropriate.
  • assists in establishing standards of conduct as well as disseminating and enforcing University rules, regulations, and policies.

The Dean’s office is committed to…

  • Promulgating standards and expectations for the student community,
  • Monitoring student behavior,
  • Administering the Code of Student Conduct 
  • Overseeing the University’s disciplinary process.

Our services include:

  • Developing, disseminating, interpreting, and enforcing campus rules and regulations
  • Teaching students about appropriate behaviors and the consequences for unacceptable and/or inappropriate behaviors through the use of critical thinking skills
  • Intervening effectively when behavior violates the Code of Conduct
  • Offering educational and leadership opportunities for students who participate in the operation of the Student Conduct process
  • Cultivating a community supportive of community standards
  • Referring students to on and off campus offices for continued support and guidance

Telephone: 484-365-7527
Fax: 484-365-8112
Wright Hall, Suite 300
Lincoln University, PA 19352

Office Address: Wright Hall 300
Dr. Lenetta Raysha Lee ‘85 Associate Vice President of Student Affairs; Dean of Students 484-365-7527
Valerie Reason Program Assistant, Office of Residence Life; Program Assistant, Dean of Students 484-365-7254