As Senior Associate Dean of Students, Guy Gerbick focuses on supporting individual students through Harvey Mudd. He also coordinates student assessment activities for the Dean of Students Office.
Gerbick served as associate dean of students since 2003. In this role, he focused on proctor selection, training and supervision. With the proctors, he counseled students and aided those in crisis.
In consultation with dorm presidents and the Dormitory Affairs Committee (DAC) of ASHMC, HMC’s student government, Gerbick implemented room draw, new student placement and room changes during the academic year. With the DAC, he identified and addressed student and college concerns with campus life.
Gerbick also designed and updated the Office of the Dean of Students webpages; served on HMC’s Incident Management Team; and closely collaborated with the Facilities and Maintenance Office and other Claremont College residential deans on dorm services and policies.
From 1999 to 2003, Gerbick served as HMC’s assistant dean of students/dean of residential life. He started at Mudd as coordinator of the 1997 new student orientation.
From 2008-2009 Gerbick became HMC's Interm Dean of Students, reassuming his prior role as Associate Dean of Students/Dean of Residential life in 2009.
Before heading to Claremont, Gerbick worked in residential life, student activities and admissions at Lawrence University, Humboldt State University, Oberlin College, the University of Maine and Pitzer College.
Gerbick holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Wittenberg University and a master’s degree in student development in higher education from the University of Maine.
In 1996, Guy came to Claremont to pursue a doctoral degree in higher education at Claremont Graduate University. For three years he interned with the Student Deans Committee of The Claremont Colleges, which included stints at Claremont McKenna, HMC and Pitzer. During this time, Guy researched faculty trends with Jack Schuster and diversity issues with Daryl Smith, co-authoring Diversity Works: The Emerging Picture of How Students Benefit. Guy’s primary academic interests center on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues, as well as diversity and sustainability issues, in higher education.
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