Robert Dana is the Vice President for Student Life and Inclusive Excellence and Dean of Students at the University of Maine. He has direct responsibility for the out–of–class experience including Greek Life, Student Activities, LGBT Services, First and Second Year Retention Services, Pre-professional Advising, Student Organization and Leadership Development, Alcohol and Drug Education Programs, Campus Recreation, Volunteer Programs, Public Safety, Veteran’s Services, Residence Life, Multicultural Student Affairs, the Career Center, Student Services, Conduct Programs, the Counseling Center and campus wide crisis management services.
Vice President Dana is primarily concerned about creating a sense of involvement in campus life and providing support services to students to help them succeed at the University of Maine. His efforts are intended to create an engaging, exciting and safe campus where students are empowered to fully develop their capacity as change agents. He works deliberately to involve students in the life of this community and in rounding out their college careers so that their impact in the world can be maximized. He is a problem solver and an advocate who cares deeply about students and the quality of their lives.