Meet the Staff
Anthony "Tony" Kirchmeier, Director of Off-Campus Life
Tony joined the Division of Student Affairs with the creation of the new Director of Off-Campus Life position in the Dean of Students office in January 2012. As the Director, he serves as the as the first point of contact for students living off-campus. In this role, Tony engages and helps off-campus students become more informed about the campus/community resources and information regarding being a member of both Northwestern University and the Evanston/Chicago communities.
Tony holds a B.S degree in Business/Business Administration from Black Hills State University and an M.S. in Counseling: Student Development from Minnesota State University - Mankato. Tony has Higher Education experience in Residence Life, Student Conduct, Crisis Response, Academic Advising, Institutional Research & Evaluation, International Programs and Collegiate Athletics. He has also worked at two Universities in Japan and is enjoying his current position as part of the NU Dean of Students office team.
Meet Off-Campus Ambassadors
Off-Campus Life is excited to introduce the new Off-Campus Ambassadors (OCA). OCAs are undergraduate student staff members who provide community building and more localized attention ("eyes and ears") to the issues and individuals in these Off-Campus communities. OCA's will plan, market, coordinate as well as facilitate events and programs focused on neighborhood relations, Evanston Landlord/Tenant Law, living/learning skills and approved social events for Off-Campus students. OCA's will help Off-Campus students stay connected with the NU Campus through programs, educational resources and events.
Mike Morgan (5th Ward)
Mike is a junior in Weinberg studying environmental sciences and is excited be joining the team of Off-Campus Ambassadors. As a work-study student for the City of Evanston, Mike is interested in taking advantage of the City's Lorraine H. Morton Civic Center and other City sites to hold more events for off-campus students. He also serves as an Off-Campus Senator for the Associated Student Government.
Chloe Woodhouse (5th Ward)
Chloe is a junior studying Science in Human Culture and Anthropology. She is very excited to be working with NU Student Affairs on bringing the off-campus community together while working with the University and Evanston community. On campus, Chloe is a PWild counselor, Dance Marathon lover and a 2012-13 Dance Marathon MC, Northwestern Community Ensemble singer, and Norbucks fan. She enjoys long walks on the lake fill, sock puppetry, and ping pong.
Wilson Shirley (7th Ward)
Wilson is a sophomore at Northwestern University from Lexington, Kentucky. He has been actively engaged in the Evanston area since his arrival through his work as an intern with 7th Ward Alderwoman Jane Grover and his participation in Associated Student Government's Community Relations Committee. In addition, Wilson is an active member of the student theater community at Northwestern. He looks forward to the opportunity to further engage with the Evanston community that his position as an Off Campus Ambassador will provide him.
If you would like to contact the Off-Campus Ambassador staff, send your emails to: OCAmbassadors@northwestern.edu