Since 1995, Michele Toppe’s name has been synonymous with Student Affairs. Michele is currently the Associate Vice President for Students Affairs and Dean of Student Life at Portland State University. Prior to this appointment, Michele served Portland State as Interim Dean of Student Life, 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 25+ years working in Student Affairs, Michele has consistently demonstrated a commitment to student success and leadership development.