The Culinary Institute of America


Spotlight On: Alice-Ann Schuster

Associate Vice President and Dean—Student Affairs

Alice-Ann Schuster is associate vice president & dean of student affairs at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA). In this position, she is directly responsible for all student affairs at the college, including residence life, health services, counseling, student activities, and the recreation center.

Prior to joining the CIA administration, Ms. Schuster was dean of student affairs at Paul Smith's College in Paul Smiths, NY and at Vermont College of Norwich University in Montpelier, VT. She also served as assistant dean for women and counselor at Elmira College in Elmira, NY and as transfer counselor and foreign student advisor at Corning Community College in Corning, NY. Ms. Schuster has taught physical education at the Arkport Central School in Arkport, NY.

Ms. Schuster is a member of the College Student Personnel Association, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, and the National Orientation Directors Association.

Alice-Ann Schuster holds a Master of Science degree from the State University of New York at Albany and a Bachelor of Science degree from Ithaca College in Ithaca, NY.

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