Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is located in Driscoll Commons (AccessibleDU: Student Disability Services), Ruffatto Hall (Learning Effectiveness Program), and Community Commons Suite 1200 and Suite 3001. 

Meet your Dean of Students Office Leadership

Dr. Niki Latino

Dean of Students

Dr. Niki Latino

Dr. Niki Latino is the Associate Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs & Inclusive Excellence at the University of Denver. She earned her master's and doctoral degrees at DU. Her PhD is in higher education teaching and learning, with specialties in inclusive leadership and inclusive excellence. She has taught at DU, at the graduate and undergraduate levels and serves on graduate student research committees. Her passion is creating inclusive learning environments and equitable access to learning for all students.

Tamara White, Ph.D

Associate Dean of Students

Dr. Tamara White

Tamara D. White, Ph.D. currently serves as Associate Dean of Students in the Dean of Students Office- Student Inclusion & Belonging for the Division of Student Affairs and Inclusive Excellence at the University of Denver. Dr. White formerly served as the Vice President of Enrollment Services and Student Success at Front Range Community College, the Dean of Students at the Community College of Aurora, and the Director of Admission and Access Policy for the Colorado Department of Higher Education. She spent most of her professional career in higher education, serving in roles in student life, multicultural affairs, leadership, and residence life. Dr. White earned her doctorate in higher education from the University of Denver. She has two children.