Denise Ward

Associate Dean for Student Services

Leonard Center, 053C
Telephone: 651-696-6385

Life story: Born and raised in Iowa. Married high school sweetheart. Two kids and a dog. Have worked in nearly every area of student affairs at 5 institutions. Spend part of summers doing archeological dig in Greece. Fulbright to Germany. Lived 27 years in St. Paul. Cabin "up north" is current consuming project.

MBTI: It changes and I can't remember the last score (probably says something about my type).

With more free time: I'd do more trout fishing

Oddest job: Easter bunny in a department store.

Recent favorite books: Harper Lee's "Go Set a Watchman." Working through "The Goldfinch" by Donna Tartt.

Best advice for students: Take a chance.

Recommended resource: LinkedIn. So many great articles and connections.