Promising Practices Committee
Term End Date 2017
Karen Donoghue was appointed to the role of the Dean of Students at Fairfield University in September of 2011. Within this position, Karen administers the Student Code of Conduct and oversees the Office of Residence life, New Student Program and Orientation. Prior to that role, Karen served as the Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Residence Life. She received her B.S. from Fairfield University and her M.A. from Rider University and has spent much of her professional career in Residence Life. Prior to her work at Fairfield University, she worked at Pennsylvania State University at University Park. Karen is currently representing Fairfield as a member of the fourth cohort to participate in the Ignatian Colleagues Program. She is also RAD certified and teaches self defense courses to university and community members. She enjoys running and gardening but dislikes weeding.