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Bonita Washington-Lacey, M.A.

Vice president for student life; dean of students

Phone:765.983.1311
Email:[email protected]

Department: African and African American Studies
Religion

Office: Academic Dean
Student Life
Cabinet

Location: Earlham Hall / Student Life 103
801 National Road
Richmond, Indiana 47374

About me

Bonita Washington-Lacey has served in numerous roles in enrollment management, academic affairs, and student life over her more than four decades of service at Earlham College. As the vice president of student life and dean of students (a position she’s held since 2019), she leads athletics, counseling, health services, accessibility and disability services, religious life, residence life, and student engagement. She was previously senior associate vice president for academic affairs and served as the college registrar from 1995-2005. Bonita has also served as an associate dean for multicultural affairs, an associate dean for student development, and an associate dean of admissions.

Education

  • M.A., Earlham School of Religion
  • B.A., Earlham College
EARLHAM ALERT:
We continue to monitor the effects of an industrial fire 1.1 miles from campus.
EARLHAM ALERT:
We continue to monitor the effects of an industrial fire 1.1 miles from campus.