Corey Carey Named JBU Dean of Residence Life

Corey Carey Named JBU Dean of Residence Life

SILOAM SPRINGS, Arkansas (May 6, 2024) – John Brown University has named Corey Carey the university’s next dean of residence life beginning July 1.

As dean, Carey will manage all aspects of traditional undergraduate campus residence life, including supervising residence hall staff, hall programming, facilities management, housing processes and community expectations.

“What an amazing opportunity it is to serve the students, faculty, and staff in this exciting role as the dean of residence life,” Carey said. “I am passionate about discipleship, loving people well, and working to foster a community that empowers people to honor God and serve others. I look forward to engaging in ministry with the JBU community.”

Carey will also work closely with Anne Tohme, the vice president for student development, and supervise student activities and other areas of student development based on team needs and fit.

 “I am excited about all Corey will bring to the position, Student Development, and our students,” said Tohme. “Corey’s humility, discipleship focus, experience, collaborative spirit, love for students, and commitment to the mission of JBU all position him well for this important leadership role. I look forward to working with Corey and welcoming him to the student development team.”

Carey was a missionary at Rift Valley Academy Boarding School in Kijabe, Kenya, for 10 years as residence life coordinator and dorm parent. He also served, with his wife Tiffany, as missionaries in residence at JBU, counseling missionary kids and international students. Carey holds a bachelor's degree in kinesiology from Western Colorado University and will finish his Master's in Organizational Management and Leadership from JBU in August 2024.

John Brown University is a leading private Christian university, training students to honor God and serve others since 1919. Arkansas’ top-ranked university (The Wall Street Journal) and top-ranked regional university (U.S. News), JBU enrolls more than 2,200 students from 37 states and 42 countries in its traditional undergraduate, graduate, online and concurrent education programs. JBU offers over 50 undergraduate majors, with top programs including nursing, psychology, business, computer science, construction management, graphic design, family and human services, and engineering. Eighteen graduate degrees are available in business, counseling, cybersecurity, and education.

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