Pomona hires replacements for two longtime student affairs administrators

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Pomona College has hired replacements for two of its deans.

Pomona College hired two new deans for its Dean of Students office to replace longtime administrators Jan Collins-Eaglin and Chris Waugh, officials announced July 15.

Tracy Arwari will become the senior dean of students for academic and personal success, taking over Collins-Eaglin’s former position, Pomona Dean of Students Avis Hinkson said via email to students. 

She comes to Southern California from George Washington University, where she was the director of student support and family engagement for six years, Hinkson said.

Josh Eisenberg will become the associate dean of students and dean of campus life, according to Hinkson. He was previously at Dickinson College, working as the school’s associate dean of new student programs and student leadership. 

Arwari has a bachelor’s degree in Latin American Studies and Spanish languages from The College of William and Mary and a master’s degree from Georgetown University.

She has also completed doctoral work in higher education administration at GWU and Spanish at the University of Arizona, and is fluent in Spanish, French and Portuguese.

Eisenberg has a bachelor’s degree in history from Franklin & Marshall College and a master’s degree in educational policy and leadership from Ohio State University.

Arwari begins her position Aug. 1. Eisenberg starts Aug. 19.

Collins-Eaglin is retiring and Waugh took a position at another school.The college’s searches for the new Career Development Office director and director of accessibility services, a new position, are ongoing, Hinkson said.

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