Vice chancellor named to national student services academy

By Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities

MeiersChrisRICHLAND, Wash. – The head of student services and enrollment at Washington State University Tri-Cities will share his experience at the national level, training colleagues at universities and colleges to cultivate student learning and success.

Chris Meiers, vice chancellor of enrollment management and student services, was appointed to the James E. Scott Academy of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). The academy provides professional education and leadership development to student affairs officers in higher education institutions.

“NASPA has contributed so much to my career,” he said. “I look forward to the opportunity to lead and work with my colleagues to improve the professional development of administrators across the country.”

Meiers also was appointed to the western Region V board of NASPA, where he will serve as communications and Web coordinator. Learn more about Meiers at

Additionally, Danielle Kleist, WSU Tri-Cities manager in the office of student life, was appointed as Region V membership coordinator. WSU Tri-Cities students Roman Lora and Christian Gonzalez are NASPA national undergraduate fellows.

NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health and sustainability of the student affairs profession.

Learn more about WSU Tri-Cities and its commitment to dynamic student engagement, dynamic research experience and dynamic community engagement at



Chris Meiers, WSU Tri-Cities vice chancellor, 509-372-7381,
Jeffrey Dennison, WSU Tri-Cities marketing and communications, 509-372-7319,