TCCS Leadership

JANET SMITH DICKERSONVice President of Student Affairs

Janet joined TCCS in September 2018 as the Vice President of Student Affairs. Previously, she served as Princeton University’s first Vice President for Campus Life with responsibility for athletics, religious life, university health services, the Office of the Dean of Undergraduate Students, Frist Campus Center, and the Pace Center for Civic Engagement. At Princeton University, Janet advocated for undergraduate and graduate students through her work on cultural issues including health and well-being, diversity and inclusion, equity of experience, and residential life.

Janet has also served as Vice President for Student Affairs at Duke University, and as Dean of the College at Swarthmore College. Earlier in her career, she was Associate Dean and founding Director of the Supportive Services Program at Earlham College in Indiana.

Janet holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the Western College for Women (now Miami of Ohio) and a Master of Education in counseling psychology from Xavier University, Cincinnati. She has received honorary doctoral degrees from Xavier University and Swarthmore College. Janet was a Fulbright administrative fellow to Germany in 1997 and has served on the boards of the United World College-USA, Swarthmore College, Project Pericles and the Western College Alumnae Association, Inc.