Vice President and Dean of Students
Jeff Carstens, Ph.D.
Years worked at WSC
1994 to present
Ph.D., Education/Student Development in Higher Education - University of Iowa
M.A., Education/Student Personnel in Higher Education - Ball State University
B.S., Business Administration/Finance - Wayne State College
Dr. Carstens’ ties to the community and college run deep. He oversees student affairs for the entire college, but his dedication to the community doesn’t stop there – he is also involved in Boy Scouts, Habitat for Humanity, TeamMates, Wayne Area Economic Development and First United Methodist Church. Before becoming dean, he worked in WSC’s TRiO Student Support Services and in Residence Life Student Services.
“I love interacting with the amazing array of intelligent, committed, quirky and outrageous characters who inhabit college campuses. What I find most rewarding is being a part of the individual growth and institutional progress that is ever present at Wayne State.”Dr. Jeff Carstens