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Dr. Andrea Adams-Manning

Dean of Students

Dr. Andrea Adams-Manning (aka Dr. Dre) serves as the Dean of Students for the University of North Florida. Dr. Dre is a Doctor of Education with a concentration in Educational Leadership, has a Master of Education with a concentration in College Student Affairs Leadership, and a Bachelor of Science, concentration in Secondary Education degree. Dr. Dre has 14 years of post-graduate higher education experience and her background includes working as the Assistant Dean of Students and Ombuds at UNF, the Conduct Officer at UNF, the Assistant Director of Student Conduct at Ohio University, and as a Residential Coordinator at Ohio University. She did her graduate assistantship in Housing & Residence Life at Grand Valley State University, MI and was a very active student leader at her undergraduate institution.


Beyond serving in these positions, Dr. Dre actively engages in Student Affairs by serving on various committees to ensure an overall positive experience for students on campus that fosters student success. In addition to this, you may find her teaching in the Masters of Higher Education Administration program and Taylor Leadership program here at UNF as an adjunct instructor. Overall, know that Dr. Dre is a diehard Academic & Student Affairs professional who is passionate about working with students and intentional in her methods. Please feel free to reach out to her if you need any assistance here at the University and she'll do what she can to assist you.


The Dean of Students provides the following services:

  • Guidance on potential Student Conduct Matters (disruptive behavior, hazing, sexual misconduct, stalking, etc.)
  • Issuing interim measures (no contact orders, class and housing moves, no trespass orders)
  • Consultations/addressing concerns
  • Notifications for a death or serious illness of a student
  • Oversight of the Medical withdrawal process
  • Oversight of the Judicial Hold / Clearance process

The following departments report to the Dean of Students:

  • Ombuds
  • Disability Resource Center (DRC)
  • University Conduct
  • THRIVE (Program for Students with Autism)
  • Office of Fraternity & Sorority Life (OFSL)
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Thomas Van Schoor

Assistant Dean of Students & Student Ombuds


Tom has served UNF since 2002 as both Student Ombudsman and Dean of Students. In his current role as Ombudsman he serves as a confidential, impartial, independent, and informal resource for UNF students experiencing challenges who either have tried unsuccessfully to resolve them or are not sure of how to address their concerns. The Ombuds helps students identify options for resolution and resources for support based on their unique situation and/or circumstances.


Tom's education includes a Bachelor of Arts Psychology from Allegheny College, a Master of Science in Counseling Psychology and an Ed.S. in Student Personnel Services from the University at Albany, SUNY. He also completed the Graduate Certificate program in Nonprofit Management from University of North Florida in 2013 as well as additional training in Conflict Transformation and Mediation. He is a member of the International Ombudsman Association.


As the Ombuds I assist students with:

  • Absence Notifications regarding sensitive matters
  • Policy & procedures guidance
  • Issues & complaints associated with the university
  • Guidance on appeals and petitions (Academic Misconduct, Grade Appeal, SAP, SPAP, Fee Petition, MW, Late W, etc.)
  • Assistance with complex problem solving
  • Guidance of student rights
  • Guidance regarding student conduct process
  • And more...
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David Stout

Assistant Dean of Students & Director of Supporting Our Students (SOS) Program 


David serves as the Assistant Dean of Students and the Director of the Supporting Our Students (SOS) team. David partners with various campus offices, staff, faculty, and community resources to help ensure that any student in distress feels supported, heard, and confident in confronting and overcoming personal challenges and barriers. The SOS team works to create a healthy and safe campus community by identifying and intervening with students in physical, mental, and/or emotional distress and connecting them with appropriate on-campus resources.
David has over 10 years of Higher Education experience and is currently working on his Doctorate in Educational Leadership from the University of Florida. He earned his Master’s degree in Higher Education and Student Affairs from the University of South Carolina. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in English and Psychology from Florida State University.
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Katherine Kamback

Assistant Director


Katherine has served UNF students since February 2016, first as an academic advisor and now in the Dean of Students Office. In her current role, she serves as the Assistant Director in the Dean of Students Office. She works with students in The Nesting Place, a program for students experiencing homelessness, and she works with students from the Dept. of Children and Families (including foster care and adoption). She also works closely with students pursuing Medical Withdrawals to consult about the application process and materials that are required.


Katherine earned her Master in Social Work (MSW) and Bachelor in Social Work (BSW), both from Florida State University. Katherine has over 10 years of Higher Education experience.

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Bryson Clifton

Office Manager


Bryson serves as our Office Manager and is the first point of contact for the Office of the Dean of Students. He manages the daily office functions for the Dean of Students and Assistant Deans, as it pertains to all administrative duties, as well as coordinates the university medical withdrawal application process.


Bryson is currently a graduate student in the Master of Science in Management program here at the University of North Florida. He is an alumnus of Florida State University, with a Bachelor of Science in Economics and Sociology, with a concentration in Markets and Institutions.