I was at my office desk when I received news of the passing of Judy Chambers. We first met during New Student Orientation. It was a warm August day as a large group of new students were assembled on Knoles Lawn. I remember seeing Dr. Chambers and knew that she was an important person. Dr. Chambers was introduced as the vice president for student affairs. When I became a dean of student affairs years later, I fashioned my own leadership style after her: lead with integrity, competence, and grace, with a focus on relationships with students, staff and faculty.
Lomax-Ghiraduzzi, Mary J., "The impact of a great mentor" (2023). Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Publications. 27.