Dean of Students
Dr. Smith is thrilled to join the NDNU leadership team as the Dean of Students. Marsh-Allen previously served as the Assistant Dean of Students at Notre Dame de Namur University. Before joining NDNU Marsh-Allen spent seven years working in student life at the University of California at Los Angeles. Marsh-Allen has worked in student affairs at several universities across the country including in Indiana, Ohio, and Washington State. Marsh-Allen is an avid traveler and a proud alumni of the Semester at Sea program. Dr. Smith earned his Doctorate of Education from the University of Southern California (Fight On), his masters form Washington State University (Go Cougs), and his Bachelors from Indiana University (Go Hoosiers). If you ever want to talk about what to order at Starbucks, how to get involved on campus, how to deal with your roommate or ways to travel abroad cheaply, Dr. Smith is available and always happy to meet with students. He encourages everyone on campus to say hello to him and to wear Argo gear on Fridays!