Alysson Satterlund, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President & Dean of Students
Dr. Satterlund joined the CSUSB community in August 2014 from Dartmouth College. In her current role, she provides leadership to the Office of Housing and Residential Education, the Santos Manuel Student Union, the Office of Student Conduct and Ethical Development, the Office of First Year Experience and Orientation, the CARE Team, the Office of Student Engagement and the Associated Students, Inc. In addition, she serves as the co-chair of the Student Success Initiative and a co-lead of the Coyote First STEP program, a residential college readiness program for more than 1,500 incoming students. Dr. Satterlund earned her Ph.D. at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in Communication Studies in 2004, where she also worked for the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. Her research interests include organizational identification, organizational commitment and cultural studies. A proud First Gen graduate of the California State University system, she is a passionate advocate for equity, access and student success. Dr. Satterlund is a 2004 recipient of a Woodrow Wilson Foundation Fellowship, a 2007 Harvard IEM alumna and currently serves on the national leadership team for the Higher Education Case Managers Association (HECMA).
Lisa Root, M.A.
Associate Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct & Ethical Development
Lisa Root joined the CSUSB community in May 2016 from California State University, Chico. In her current role, she provides leadership to the Office of Student Conduct and Ethical Development and the CARE Team.
Root earned her bachelor of arts degree in Liberal Studies at San Jose State University, where she served as a Residence Hall Director and launched her career in student affairs. She went on to obtain her master of arts degree in Education, Counseling & Guidance at California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo.
Root is the proud product of the California Master Plan, having studied or worked at four different campuses in the California State University system, as well as one UC campus. She is an advocate for student success and making a difference in the lives of the students we serve at CSUSB.
Beth Jaworski, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President, Student Services
Dr. Jaworski has worked at CSUSB since 2003 in various roles, including as a therapist in Counseling & Psychological Services, the director of Services to Students with Disabilities and, for the past year, as the AVP for Student Services in the Division of Student Affairs. She oversees six student services departments: Counseling & Psychological Services, the Student Health Center, the Career Center, Services to Students with Disabilities, the Children’s Center and the Veterans Success Center. In addition, Dr. Jaworski serves on the CARE (Campus Assessment, Response & Education) Team. She is a clinical psychologist and holds her M.S. and Ph.D. from Syracuse University and B.A. from the University of California, Irvine. She is committed to student success, health and wellness and social justice for all.
Olivia Rosas, M.A.
Associate Vice President, Enrollment Management
A graduate from Indio High School, Olivia Rosas obtained a bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Spanish and Chicano Studies from UC Riverside and a master of arts degree from CSUSB in Education with a Concentration in Counseling and Guidance.
Rosas is the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management at CSUSB, where she oversees the operation of the following departments: Admissions, Student Recruitment and Visitor Services, Financial Aid and Scholarships, University Registrar, DREAMers Resource and Success Center and the Office of Pre-College Programs, which includes three federal grant programs (GEAR-UP, Upward Bound, Educational Talent Search and First Star Academy).
Rosas has been in the field of education for more than 25 years, and she has been an advocate for students since the beginning of her career. Under her leadership, CSUSB has seen record enrollments, more financial aid and scholarships awarded to students and the development and implementation of new programs to attract students to the university and to support them throughout their enrollment and successful graduation.