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Director of Residence Life
Housing and Dining Programs
Rick Treter has worked at American University for 11 years. He has been the Director of Residence Life since May 2004. Prior to coming to American University, Rick also worked as an Assistant Director at Georgetown University Law Center. He is responsible for leading the Residential Education Team within Housing and Dining Programs. This would include providing vision and direction for living/learning communities, community standards and conduct, as well as collaborative academic and leadership programs within the residence halls. Rick has an MS in Higher Education Administration from Colorado State University and a BS in Marketing from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois. He now resides in Maryland.
Masters of Science, Higher Education Administration, Colorado State University; Bachelor of Science, Commerce (Marketing), DePaul University (Chicago)
Favorite Spot on Campus:
My favorite spot is the Main Quad. Sitting on the benches, you can see students interacting.
Book Currently Reading: “In the Meantime” by Iyanla Vanzant
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