Kayla Krupnick Walsh joined Minerva in 2020 as the Dean of Students. In her role, she oversees the Student Life team across the residential cities as they design and implement engaging, immersive, and challenging experiences for the Minerva student community. Kayla has worked in Student Affairs for over 15 years including at New York University and Golden Gate University. Her work in Student Affairs has focused on creating opportunities for practical application of skills as well as building community for online and remote students. She earned her M.Ed. in Psychological Counseling at Teachers College, Columbia University and her B.A. in Urban Education from Vassar College.
For Kayla, the best part of her job is that she gets to spend time thinking about ways to build engagement and connection in order to support student growth.