Meet the GW Student Affairs Staff

Rachel Brown is Assistant Provost of University Career Services

Rachel Brown

Assistant Provost of University Career Services

Rachel Brown joined the Division of Student Affairs in February 2013 as the inaugural assistant provost of university career services, a new position created as part of a multi-year, university-wide career services enhancement project.  Rachel provides strategic leadership and direction for the university's centralized Center for Career Services and for facilitating collaboration among other career services centers at the university to ensure high-quality services to, and engagement of, all relevant stakeholders including undergraduate and graduate students, employers and other community partners, alumni, parents and university leadership, staff, and faculty.

Rachel brings to GW experience from Temple University, the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin, Georgetown University, the University of Pennsylvania and Stanford University. Rachel also has corporate experience as she has worked in college recruiting and human resources for three entrepreneurial technology firms.

Rachel received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Bucknell University and a Master of Arts in Student Personnel Services from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 

Danielle Lico is Associate Dean of Students

Danielle Lico

Associate Dean of Students for Student Administrative Services and Senior Advisor

Danielle Lico serves as the Associate Dean of Students for Student Administrative Services and Senior Advisor to the Dean. In her role, she is responsible for the Colonial Health Center, finance and administration for the Division of Student Affairs, the Student Grievance Procedures, Student Support and Family Engagement, the Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, and the Office of Military and Veteran Student Services.

She earned both her Bachelors degree in Psychology and her Master's degree in Sociology from GW.

Tim Miller is Associate Dean of Students

Tim Miller, Ed.D.

Associate Dean of Students, Center for Student Engagement

Tim Miller has been a part of the GW community since 2002 and is currently the Associate Dean of Students for the Center for Student Engagement.  He oversees many aspects of student life including GW Housing, residence life, leadership programs, GW TRAiLS, student organizations, and Greek life. He is also an adjunct faculty member in the Graduate School of Education and Human Development.

Tim received his Bachelor's degree in Political Science with a minor in Criminal Justice, his Master's degree in Education from James Madison University, and his Doctorate in Human and Organizational Learning from the George Washington University.  He and his wife, Jamie, live in Falls Church, Virginia with their two dogs, Duke and Gunnar.

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Robert Snyder, Ed.D.

Executive Director, Planning and Outreach

Robert Snyder is the Executive Director of Planning and Outreach, where he is responsible for assessment and continuous improvement, communications and outreach, development and alumni relations, and staff professional development initiatives for the Division. Robert also directs the university's Presidential Fellowship (PAF) program.  A GW staff member since 2004, Robert previously held positions in the Office of the President, Mount Vernon Campus Life, and the Office of the Dean of Freshmen.

Robert earned a Doctoral degree in Education and a Bachelor's degree in Business, both from GW. He also earned a Master's degrees in Education and Business Administration from the University of Delaware, where he worked for nine years before returning to GW. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Robert currently resides in Alexandria, Virginia.


Jay Jones

Special Assistant, Division of Student Affairs

Jay Jones has been at the university since his freshman year and has been working professionally in the Division since 1999.  As Special Assistant, Jay handles the day-to-day administration of the Division of Student Affairs central office in Rice Hall Suite 401. He is responsible for the 15 departmental websites in the DSA porfolio. He is also responsible for special projects and assignments. He currently resides in Arlington, Virginia.