Avis Hinkson

Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Telephone: (909) 621-8017
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Dean Hinkson oversees the Dean of Students office, governing: student affairs, campus life, residence halls, the dining program, Career Development Office, Smith Campus Center, programs like KSPC, Asian American Resource Center, Draper Center for Community Partnerships, Queer Resource Center, the Title IX coordinator and related support services, the Women’s Union, Outdoor Education Center and policy and non-academic compliance matters. With more than three decades of higher education experience, including at Barnard College and UC Berkeley, she was an associate dean of admissions at Pomona from 1990-1994.

Sue McCarthy

Title IX Coordinator/Clery Officer and Associate Dean
Telephone: (909) 621-8017
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Dean McCarthy’s responsibilities include the oversight of Title IX complaints and investigations, institutional policies, programs, student support, along with the development of prevention education and training. Prior to Pomona, McCarthy served as University of Illinois at Chicago’s Title IX Coordinator and for many years she served as the assistant director and, later, director of the Women's Resource Center at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. McCarthy received her B.A. from Augustana College, her M.Ed. in counseling from Lynchburg College, and has been certified as a civil rights investigator.

Jan Collins-Eaglin

Associate Dean of Students for Personal Success and Wellness
Telephone: (909) 607-2147
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Dean Jan develops and organizes wellness programs, oversees the On-Call Dean Response Program, is the Disability Coordinator for the college, and provides psychoeducation for students, faculty and staff on various wellness topics. She offers group and individual support, wellness coaching, and referral services to Monsour Counseling Center.

Rita Shaw

Student Services Program Coordinator
Telephone: (909) 621-8017
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Ms. Shaw provides a variety of support services for Student Affairs Division and the Dean of Students Office. She supports Associate Dean Ricardo Townes and the Student Mentor Programs, the Sage Fellows Peer Academic Coaches, coordinates student leaves of absence, processes dean certification requests, inter-campus parking requests, and assists with managing the Associate Deans' calendars.  Ms. Shaw also coordinates special events and retreats for the Student Affairs Division, the Posse scholars program, the Academic Standards Committee meetings, and is a Teal Dot Program trainer. 

Celina Rosas

Executive Administrative Assistant
Telephone: (909) 607-3615
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Ms. Rosas is the Executive Administrative Assistant to the Dean of Students. She provides support services for Student Affairs. She provides administrative and budgetary support for the office; provides support for student enrollment in SHIP; coordinates special events, and retreats for the Student Affairs division; manages the Vice President's calendar; and organizes materials and provides support for the Student Affairs Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Paola Beas

Assistant Dean, Case Manager
Telephone: (909) 621-8017
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Dean Beas supports students by providing care management,  linking students to resources and referrals both on- and off-campus. Dean Beas also collaborates with diverse programs within Student Affairs such as student mentoring groups and the Wellness Peers.


Merryann Bishop

Administrative Coordinator
Telephone: (909) 621-8017
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Ms. Bishop provides budgetary support for the Dean of Students Office, which includes processing invoices, reimbursements and student payroll. She processes Emergency Grant Funding, McCann Loans, and Co-Curricular Funding, as well as providing budgetary support for the MMUF Program.


Jenny Kimbell

Administrative Coordinator
Telephone: (909) 621-8017
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Ms. Kimbell provides confidential administrative support for the Senior Associate Dean Jan Collins-Eaglin, Title IX Coordinator Sue McCarthy and Assistant Dean/Case Manager Paola Beas., to include managing the schedule/calendar, making travel arrangements and dealing with administrative problems and inquiries as appropriate.  She also processes co-curricular funding and coordinates disability accommodations.