staff profile

Feylyn M. Lewis   PhD

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs


Feylyn M. Lewis, PhD, is the primary student advocate and referral source in responding directly to non-academic student matters. This role requires knowledge of university resources and familiarity with state and federal regulations pertaining to management of student records, privacy, and safety (e.g., FERPA, Americans with Disabilities Act, Title IX, Campus Safety & Security Act, etc.). She provides communication related to student morale and general welfare to senior leadership. Dean Lewis works in collaboration with VUSN faculty and leadership, including the Associate Dean for Strategic Enrollment, Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, Senior Associate Dean of Academics, and Dean Pamela Jeffries. She is responsible for providing vision, leadership and strategic planning for student affairs programming that delivers support services, student life and community engagement.