Vice President/Dean for Student Affairs
Deborah DiCaprio began her association with Marist College in 1982 when she was hired as Mentor in January of that year. Over the next three years she lived and worked in the residence halls, assisting the Marist students both academically and personally.
In 1985 she was named the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs where she continued to work on behalf of the Marist students. In 1999, upon the resignation of the Associate Dean of Student Affairs, she assumed responsibility for some of those duties.
She supervised the Counseling Center, Health Services, Special Services, Campus Ministry and the Mentor Program. She also had responsibilities pertaining to the Orientation Program, Parents Weekend and the annual Junior Ring Ceremony.
On July 1, 2001 DiCaprio was named the interim Vice President/Dean for Student Affairs and was appointed Vice President/Dean for Student Affairs effective December 1, 2001. As the Dean, DiCaprio oversees the Department of Athletics, Housing and Residential Life and Student Activities.
DiCaprio earned her Bachelor's Degree in History from St. Bonaventure University, where she also earned her Master's Degree in Education, with a concentration in Student Personnel Services.
DiCaprio currently resides in Poughkeepsie, NY with her husband Joseph and their two children, Adam and Kira.