Since 1995, Michele Toppe's name has been synonymous with Student Affairs. After a thorough search process, Michele has recently been appointed to the position of Dean of Student Life at Portland State University. Michele has served as interim Dean of Students since June, 2007. Prior to her appointment as interim Dean, Michele served Portland State as Assistant Dean of Students, Assistant Director of Student Development and Coordinator of Student Orientation Programs. Before coming to Portland State, Michele held positions in student activities and residence life at Western Oregon University and Lewis and Clark College. Throughout her 20-year career in Student Affairs, Michele has consistently demonstrated a commitment to student success and leadership development. Congratulations Michele!