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Meet Our Staff

The Leadership Team of the Office of Residence Life at Dominican University provides new and seasoned professionals with the opportunities and tools to advance and develop in the field of college student personnel. The Leadership Team (LT) is comprised of full-time, Masters-level Residence Hall Directors, Residence Life Coordinators (graduate assistants) and a Director of Residence Life. Recruitment for Leadership Team positions take place during the spring, with interviews occurring at the Oshkosh Placement Exchange and The Placement Exchange.

Rob Babcock

Director of Residence Life 
Coughlin 030 
708-524-6217 
rbabcock@dom.edu 
Robert Babcock is the assistant dean of students and director of residence life. He has been with Dominican University since 2001. He supervises the residence hall directors and the senior resident assistant. He is responsible for the entire department, both day-to-day operations and vision and growth. He enjoys working with all types of students, and looks forward to a wonderful year!

Kristina Cook

Residence Life Coordinator
Coughlin 029
708-524-6219
kcook@dom.edu
Kristina Cook is the Residence Life Coordinator (Graduate Assistant) in charge of the Resident Student Association (RSA).

Anthony Garcia

Senior Resident Assistant
Coughlin 029
708-524-6038
garcanth@my.dom.edu
Anthony Garcia is the Senior Resident Assistant.  He is in charge of the Coughlin Commons Resource Desk.

Jenny Martinez

Residence Hall Director
Coughlin 028
708-524-6134
jmartinez@dom.edu
Jenny Martinez is the Residence Hall Director (RHD) in charge of Murray and Centennial halls.

Michelle Schimick

Residence Hall Director
Coughlin 032
708-524-6041
mschimick@dom.edu
Michelle Schimick is the Residence Hall Director (RHD) in charge of Power, Mazzuchelli, and Aquinas halls.

Kara Wiliams

Residence Life Coordinator
Priory 108
708-714-9185
kwilliams@dom.edu 
Kara Williams is the Residence Life Coordinator (Graduate Assistant) in charge of Student Conduct.