Student Life


Kelsie Allen, a light-skinned woman with long, curly, dark hair wearing a scarf

Kelsi Allen

Graduate Assistant for Student Engagement

Kelsi Allen serves as the graduate assistant for student engagement

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Stacey Carpenter

Stacey Carpenter

Housing Coordinator & Administrative Assistant

Hello, I am Stacey Carpenter. I am the housing coordinator along with administrative assistant to Maggie Platt, Assistant Dean of Students and Andrew Lehr, Director of Student Success. The best part of being at AU, is getting to know the wonderful people God has place around me. I have enjoyed the times I have spent […]

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K'Mia Clarett, a woman with short, natural, black hair wearing pearls.

K’Mia Clarett

Student Success Coordinator

K’Mia Clarett is student success coordinator at Anderson University.

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Christal Helvering

Christal Helvering, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Director of Counseling Services

Christal Helvering is the Director of Counseling Services at Anderson University.  As the director, she provides direct clinical services to students, supervises the Counseling Services staff, serves as a resource for students, faculty, and staff; and participates in student leadership training.

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Corrinne Huber, a light-skinned woman with a blond ponytail

Corrinne Huber

Graduate Assistant for Center for Career and Calling

Corrinne serves as a first-year graduate assistant within the Center for Career and Calling. Corrinne is an Anderson native and is passionate about the community with which she is surrounded. Corrinne recently graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in political science from AU and is now pursuing her MBA. In her own words, “Anderson University has […]

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Andrew Lehr, a light-skinned man with brown hair and a full, close-cropped beard.

Andrew Lehr

Director of Student Success

Andrew is the Director of Student Success at Anderson University. Andrew provides leadership to the first year experience and the Peer Mentor team, oversees New Student Orientation, and coordinates retention efforts for the university.

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Chris Luekenga

Assistant Provost & Dean of Students

Chris Luekenga serves as assistant provost and the dean of students. He served as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Western Colorado University for 6 years where he oversaw Residence Life, Security Services, Conduct, Title IX, Health and Wellness, University Center and Student Engagement/Orientation. Chris also taught Psychology courses for Western including General […]

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Dominic Martin, a light-skinned man with a close-cropped goatee and dark blond hair.

Dominic Martin

21st Century Ambassador

Dominic Martin is 21st Century Ambassador at Anderson University through ScholarCorps AmeriCorps.

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Katie Mitchell

Katie Mitchell

Director, Center for Career and Calling

Katie is the Director of the Center for Career and Calling. In this role, she provides leadership and vision for the office as it helps students in identifying and preparing for their specific career interests through career counseling, job search strategies, and employer recruiting.

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Becca Palmer

Director of Spiritual Formation

As the Director of Spiritual Formation Becca oversees the Campus Ministries staff, and Discipleship Coordinators, as well as coordinating chapel worship.

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Maggie Platt

Maggie Platt

Director of Residence Life & Student Conduct

Maggie is the Director of Residence Life and Student Conduct at Anderson University. In this role, she provides leadership for the resident directors, residence life vision, housing, and the student conduct process.

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Linda Robertson

Linda Robertson

Office Manager, Cultural Resource Center

Linda is the Office Manager, Cultural Resource Center at Anderson University.

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Tamara Dreger Shelton

Tamara Dreger Shelton

Campus Pastor

Tamara Dreger Shelton serves as the Campus Pastor for Anderson University. Tamara is passionate about helping students discover complete freedom through abundant life in Christ. As Campus Pastor, Tamara works with the Spiritual Life Advisory Council, comprised of faculty, staff, and students to plan the Chapel/Convocation schedule each semester and to be responsive to the […]

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Juanita Taylor

Juanita Taylor

Executive Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Provost and Dean of Students

Juanita is the Executive Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Provost & Dean of Students.

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Michael Thigpen

Director of Cultural Resource Center and Multicultural & International Student Services

Michael J. Thigpen serves as the Director of the Cultural Resource Center at Anderson University. He also serves as Lead Pastor of Celebration Church at Arrow Heights (a local congregation in the city of Anderson). A visionary and leader, Michael has worked in a variety of ministry areas both nationally and internationally. Michael is an […]

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