Associate Dean, Student Affairs
Ali Hicks joined Babson College in October 2012. In her role, she provides direct oversight of the Office of Faith and Service, Residence Life, Sorenson Center for the Arts, Student Activities and Leadership (including the Student Government Association, Greek Life, and the Campus Activities Board), and the Health Educator. Ali also provides indirect oversight to contract services for Babson Dining (Sodexo) and the Campus Bookstore (Barnes & Noble).
Ali works closely with the Vice President and Dean to provide senior leadership to the Division of Student Affairs and supports the daily administration of all divisional programs, services, and activities. Ali is committed to partnering with students and colleagues in the Undergraduate and Graduate Schools on our collective efforts to create a vibrant and engaging student experience.
Prior to coming to Babson, Ali spent 13 years working in Residence Life at Stonehill College, with eight of those years as the Director of Residence Life. Ali earned her Ed.M. in Higher Education Administration from the Harvard Graduate School of Education and her B.A. in English and Religion at Centre College in Danville, KY. Ali has served as the President of the Boston Area College Housing Association and currently serves on the Region I Advisory Board of NASPA, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators.