It is with great pleasure that we welcome Chester Miller as the new Director of Living and Learning Initiatives within the Division of Academic and Student Affairs. Chester has been at NC State for over ten years, serving as an Assistant Director for seven years. For the past three years, he has been the founding Director of the Engineering Village, and has has helped the Village grow to over 400 participants under his leadership.
The new Director of Living and Learning Initiatives position was be responsible for helping our 16 villages and initiatives develop common practices and procedures, and will help us further our assessment and development activities among our many diverse and vibrant communities. In addition to Village efforts, Chester will also assist in developing assessment structure for High Impact practices across the Division and throughout campus. High Impact Practices (HIP) are a critical component within our Division and University Strategic Plans, and have been proven to have great worth to a student’s experience. Examples include Village participation, study abroad and service learning trips, linked course, and other experiential initiatives.
Please stop by to visit Chester in his new space in suite 1104 Pullen Hall. We look forward to continuing to develop our living and learning experiences within University Housing and across campus.