Student Affairs

Candace Wannamaker

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and the College’s Title IX Coordinator

Earning her bachelor’s degree in Physical Education and Health, Candace continued her education at the University of Delaware to earn her M.Ed. in Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education.  Candace completed her Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Developing Learning Technologies while working at Drexel University and her dissertation explored the need for emotional intelligence in university conduct officers.

Candace has worked to create a campus culture that understands the importance of student engagement and advocacy as the cornerstone to retention and graduation.  She strives to collaborate across the campus to ensure that students are afforded meaningful opportunities to connect with each other and the campus community.

As the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Candace has responsibility for the following offices and programs: public safety, wellness and prevention education, student conduct, the peer mentor program and advisor to the presidential fellows.

As Title IX Coordinator, Candace oversees all complaints of sex discrimination and identifying and addressing any patterns or systemic problems that arise during the review of such complaints.

The Title IX Coordinator is the central repository of Title IX knowledge on the campus, and is responsible for the design and implementation of education around Title IX for Washington College.