Division of Student Affairs

Meet Your Student Affairs Team

Dr. WallaceDr. Kaye Patten Wallace 
Senior Vice President for Student Affairs
o: University Hall 3630
e: kaye.pattenwallace@utoledo.edu
p: 419.530.2665

In her role as Senior Vice President for Student Affairs at The University of Toledo, Dr. Patten Wallace provides leadership for creating an environment and system of support that is conducive to students achieving their educational goals. The offices and departments that make up the Division of Student Affairs include: Office of the Dean of Students, Office of Residence Life, the University Counseling Center, Office of Multicultural Student Success, Office of Recreation, Office of Student Conduct, Office of Student Involvement & Leadership and Auxiliary Services- parking and dining services, Rocket Card and Rocket Wireless. Dr. Patten Wallace works with students, faculty, staff and administrators to help ensure student success and to fulfill the university's mission for a student-centered environment. Read her blog here!

Kathy Bielski

Kathy Bielski
Business Management
oUniversity Hall 3630C
e: katherine.bielski@utoledo.edu
p: 419.530.4786

As Senior Business Manager for the Division of Student Affairs, Kathy is responsible for fiscal and human resources management for all units within the division. She holds both bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The University of Toledo. In her spare time, you will find Kathy in either Savage Arena or the Glass Bowl (depending on season) rooting for the Rockets. Go Midnight Blue!

Dr. Stanley Edwards

Dr. Stanley Edwards
University Counseling Center
o: Rocket Hall 1810
e: stanley.edwards2@utoledo.edu
p: 419.530.2426

As Director of the University Counseling center, Dr. Edwards is responsible for the leadership, supervision and management of the UT Counseling Center. He works collaboratively with other departments within the University while providing counseling, crisis intervention, consultation and outreach programs and prevention strategies for students.

Mary Martinez

Mary Martinez
Office of Student Conduct
oOttawa West 1015
e: mary.martinez@utoledo.edu
p: 419.530.8585

As the Interim Student Conduct Officer, Mary oversees the Student Code of Conduct.  Her focus on student rights and responsibilities aides in facilitating a university community that is conducive to learning; both inside and outside of the classroom.  She previous held positions with the Office of Residence Life at UT.  Mary received both her B.A. and M.S.W. degrees from Michigan State University.

Tamika Mitchell

Tamika Mitchell
Dean of Students
o: Student Union 2521
e: tamika.dobbins@utoledo.edu
p: 419.530.5923

Tamika serves as the Dean of Students and as head of the Office for the Student Experience, where she investigates student and family concerns, communicates with faculty/staff to resolve concerns, and initiates service recovery. Her focus is on building a culture of student centeredness by being responsive to student’s needs, and utilizing feedback to facilitate improvement and student satisfaction. Tamika received her B.A. and M.A. from Western Kentucky University, and her M.Ed. from the University of Toledo.

Demond Pryor

Demond Pryor
Director, Student Rec Center
o: Rec Center 2111
e: Demond.Pryor@utoledo.edu
p: 419.530.3701

As Director for the Office of Recreation, Demond is responsible for the leadership, supervision, management, programs, and services of the Department including the Student Recreation Center. He works across the university to help provide engaging, Student-Centered recreational and health promotion programs and services to enhance the well-being of the UT Community. Prior to arriving to UT Demond worked at Central Michigan University for eight years as Director of Facility Operations in the Department of University Recreation, and prior to that he spent three years as Coordinator of Facility Operations for the Department of Campus Recreation at Oakland University. Demond received his Bachelor of Applied Arts in Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services from Central Michigan University (2002) and his Master of Arts in Recreation Administration from Central Michigan University (2007).

Virginia Speight

Virginia Speight
Office of Residence Life
oOttawa West 1020
e: virginia.speight@utoledo.edu
p: 419.530.7262

As the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs, Director of Residence Life, Virginia provides leadership and oversight to the Division of Student Affairs with primary responsibility for the administration of the Office of Residence Life, the Office of Student Conduct, and the Office of Student Recreation. Virginia provides critical input to the Senior Vice President for Student Affairs, acting in a leadership role for policy development, strategic planning, assessment, administration and fiscal responsibility. Virginia brings to the table years of experience in residence life, organizational leadership and management.

Mario Toussaint

Mario Toussaint
Operations - Dining & Nutrition
e: mario.toussaint@utoledo.edu
p: 419.383.5383 

As Senior Director of Operations — dining and clinical nutrition — Mario oversees all aspects of food service on both UT campuses. He’s also a longtime motivational speaker and leadership consultant.  

David Young

David Young
Office of EXCEL and Multicultural Student Success
o: LR 3690 Mail Stop 406
e: david.young@utoledo.edu
p: 419.530.3815

David Young took the helm of the Office of Multicultural Student Services in April 2013 in addition to his duties as Director of the University of Toledo Office of Excellence and TOLEDO EXCEL. In his previous position he oversaw the operations of TRiO Student Support Services, TOLEDO EXCEL, and TRiO Upward Bound. His new position included multicultural programming and retention services for students from multicultural backgrounds at the University of Toledo and created a new office called: The Office of Excellence and Multicultural Student Success (OEMSS). The mission of OEMSS is to create a campus environment for students of various cultures and diverse backgrounds that is conducive to learning by providing programs and services that meet their needs. Through its programs and services, the Office of Excellence and Multicultural Student Success strives to enhance the recruitment and retention efforts of the Division of Student Affairs and explore the indigenous roots of African American, Asian American, Latino American, Native American, and LGBTQA, students. David is a University of Toledo alum who says he “bleeds Midnight Blue and Gold” and has been employed at UT for nearly 25 years. He has won numerous awards for his service to the Greater Toledo community and is an accomplished motivational speaker.

Last Updated: 10/15/15