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Student Affairs Leadership

Dr. Karen Gerlach, Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Karen GerlachDr. Karen Gerlach joined Trinity as the Vice President for Student Affairs in June 2013. She brings over 20 years of higher education experience to Trinity.

“I am an advisor, mentor, advocate and educator; highly committed to providing a foundation for student engagement and student development while promoting the personal, social, and intellectual growth of my students.  I am delighted to be a part of the Trinity community.”

Location: Main 216 Phone: 202-884-9203 Email:

Michele Bowie, Dean of Student Services

Dean Meechie Bowie has been at Trinity since 1997.

“I tell students always live in the moment – consider what your legacy will be; how will you be the change agent for your generation?”

Location: Main 223 Phone: 202-884-9611 Fax: 202-884-9644

Ophelia Morgan, Assistant Dean for Student Engagement

Ms. Ophelia Morgan, Assistant Dean for Student Engagement
Location: Main 218 Phone: 202-884-9617
Start date:
September 8, 2014

Student Affairs Department Leadership

Dow, Sr. Mary Ellen SNDSr. Mary Ellen Dow SND; Director of Campus Ministry
Location: Main 219 Phone: 202-884-9653
Currently on leave.
Please contact Dr. Karen Gerlach or Sr. Camilla Burns



Hopkins,-Catherine-2Ms. Catherine Hopkins, Director of Campus Housing
Location: Main 217 Phone: 202-884-9316



Olson, Amy_DSC_7524Ms. Amy Olson, Interim Director of Athletics and Head Soccer Coach
Location: Trinity Center Phone: 202-884-9095


Titchenell, LauraMs. Laura Titchenell RN, FNP-BC, Director of Health and Wellness Center and Nurse Practitioner
Location: Main 461 Phone: 202-884-9616


For more information, please contact Dr. Karen Gerlach at 202-884-9203 or via e-mail at



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