Meet the Staff
Jermaine Wright, Ph.D.
Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Jermaine A. Wright joined Lehman College as the Vice President for Student Affairs in November 2020. Prior to his arrival at Lehman College, he served as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Southern Connecticut State University and held several positions at the City University of New York Central Office. Dr. Wright holds a dual B.A. in Political Science and Sociology from Binghamton University, an M.P.A. from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, and a Ph.D. in Public Administration from Rutgers University-Newark School of Public Affairs and Administration. He is also a graduate of the Institute of Higher Education at Harvard University, Management Development Program.
Conrad Walker, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Dr. Conrad Walker serves as the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students. He has nearly twenty years of progressive leadership experience in higher education at various CUNY colleges and private colleges in NYC. Dr. Walker holds a B.S. in Information Sciences and Systems from Morgan State University, a Master’s in Higher Education from NYU, an Ed.M. with a concentration in Organizational Leadership from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Public and Urban Policy from The New School.
Jaye Jones, Ph.D.
Director, Student Support Services Programs
Dr. Jaye Jones is Director of Student Support Services Programs. She has been at Lehman since 2012 in various administrative and teaching roles. Currently, she manages the Student Health, Wellness, and Inclusion subgroup and coordinates assessment activities throughout the division. Dr. Jones received her Ph.D. in Social Work from the University of Chicago, an M.S. degree from Columbia University's School of Social Work, an M.A. in Women's Studies from George Washington University, and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Iowa.
Denny Santos, MA
Director of Compliance and Operations
Denny Santos serves at Lehman College as the Director of Operations and Compliance. With over 15 years of experience in Student Affairs, he has served in various roles, including Resident Director, Housing Coordinator, and Interim Housing Director. At Lehman, he has worked with the Office of Community Engagement and the Office of Campus Life to create service-learning programming and coordinate new student orientation. In his current role, he oversees student leadership initiatives, commencement, CUNY Edge, the Child Care Center, and Veterans and Military Affairs. Denny holds a B.A. in Sociology and a Master's degree in College Student Affairs Leadership.