Meet Our Staff

Cynthia Thompson, Director of Student Life Contact Cynthia if you have questions about:

  • Student Life administrative issues
  • SGA
  • Homecoming
  • Foreign & Independent Film Series
  • SOFA

Marie Watson, Associate Director of Student Life Contact Marie if you have questions about:

  • SAC
  • Late Nite
  • Student Affairs Leadership Reception
  • UIS LEAD
  • Student Life Student employment

Mary Umbarger, Student Organization and Leadership Coordinator Contact Mary if you have questions about:

  • Student Organization Registration
  • Student organization space requests
  • Welcome Week
  • Student Life Website
  • Student Organization Accounts

Wendy Gochanour, Student Life Staff Clerk Contact Wendy if you have questions about:

  • Student Life bills & billing issues
  • Payment & purchase of SOFA-funded items
  • Student Life payroll
  • Contracts

Emilie Leach, Graduate Assistant –  Contact Emilie if you have questions about:

  • Gift Card Requests
  • Involvement Consultations
  • Preview Days
  • Student Union Spirit Shop