Assistant Director for Newman Towers
Kate Charles joined the Residence Life & Housing team in November 2022. Kate earned a BA in English from Alfred University, in Alfred, NY and an MS in Student Affairs, Higher Education Administration from the University of Rochester, in Rochester, NY. Kate has worked in Residence Life since her undergrad starting as a Resident Assistant, moving to a Graduate Head Residence in grad school, then working as an Area Coordinator at McDaniel College in Westminster, MD, and most recently at La Salle University in Philadelphia, PA. One of her favorite parts of working in Higher Education is being able to connect, support and mentor students. She has a passion for student mental health, sexual violence education and prevention, student development, and more. With deep family roots in Baltimore, Kate enjoys spending time with her family, has a passion for books, and adores her two cats.