Dean Kennedy

Exec. Director of Residential Life, Housing, & Dining

Dean Kennedy is current the Executive Director of Residential Life, Housing, and Dining Services at the University of Nevada, Reno.   With a 24-year career in college student housing and residential life, Dean has worked at 10 institutions across the U.S.  Outside of his position, he is an active member in ACPA (currently serving on the Governing Board), NASPA, and ACUHO-I as he works with peers to continue advancing students affairs practice to best meet students’ needs.  Personally, he enjoys doing most human-powered activities outside and loves spending time with his partner, 2 malamutes, and recently acquired dozen chickens.

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