Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Patricia S. Terrell, Ed.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs

Areas of Responsibility: Responsible for Student Welfare and oversees all departments within the Division of Student Affairs.

Contact Info

Phone: (208) 282-2315
Vice Presidents Message

Lowell Richards
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

Areas of Responsibility: Director of Student Union and Involvement.

Contact Info

Phone: 282-2427
Student Union Website

Kris Clarkson
Director of Student Life

Areas of Responsibility: The Director of Student Life is focused on support, advocacy, and student development. This position serves students through coordination and leadership for a variety of student affairs functions including:

  • Student Conduct, Conflict and Dispute Resolution
  • Students of Concern Team
  • Alcohol and Drug Education
  • Assessment and Evaluation of division programs, services, and activities

Contact Info

Phone: (208) 282-2794
Student Rights

Staci Phelan
University Business Officer

Areas of Responsibility: The UBO is responsible for all financial transactions within Student Affairs, including requisitions, direct pays, purchase cards, student travel, employee travel, journal vouchers and interdepartmental invoices as well as budgetary controls, Human Resource issues, and other strategic management analysis or projects. The UBO provides training and support for policies and procedures and acts as a liaison between Student Affairs and Central Administration.

Contact Info

Phone: (208)282-4369

Office Staff

Stephanie Foreman
Management Assistant

Areas of Responsibility: Management Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Contact Info
Phone: 282-2315

Tana Christensen
Administrative Assistant 2

Areas of Responsibility: Administrative Assistant to the Director of Student Life

Contact Info
Phone: 282-2794