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Housing Staff

The Department of Housing and Residential Education employs an experienced team to help guide students along as they grow and experience community living in our residence halls and apartments. Including a director of housing, associate director of housing, associate director of residential education, six resident directors, one graduate hall director, two senior secretaries, and a complete night staff, each member is attentive to the needs of our residents, provides essential guidance, and ensures the safety of each student while living in the residence halls.

Professional Staff

Philip Holmes
Director, Department of Housing and Residential Education

Office: 302.857.6326
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: housing [at] desu [dot] edu

Keith Coleman
Associate Director of Housing

Office: 302.857.6326
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: housing [at] desu [dot] edu

Brandy Garlic
Associate Director of Residential Education

Office: 302.857.6326
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: bgarlic [at] desu [dot] edu

Support Staff

Kushana Perry
Assignment Coordinator
University Village Apartments
University Courtyard Apartments

Office: 302.857.8511
Fax: 302.857.8569
Email: kperry [at] desu [dot] edu

Lisa Alexander
Senior Secretary
Housing and Residential Education

Office: 302.857.6326
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: lalexander [at] desu [dot] edu

Michelle Thomas
Senior Secretary
Living and Learning Commons

Office: 302.857.4452
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: mthomas [at] desu [dot] edu

Resident Directors

Rose McPherson
Resident Director
Living and Learning Commons

Office: 302.857.4337, 4338
Fax: 302.857.4459
​​​​​​​Email: rmcpherson [at] desu [dot] edu

Rose Williams
Resident Director
University Courtyard Apartment

Office: 302.857.7966
Fax: 302.857.7971
​​​​​​​Email: rmwilliams [at] desu [dot] edu

Schentel Jones
Resident Director
Evers Hall

Office: 302.857.6315
Fax: 302.857.6333
​​​​​​​Email: sporter [at] desu [dot] edu

Robert Price
Resident Director
University Village Apartment

Office: 302.857.8511
Fax: 302.857.6333
​​​​​​​Email: rlprice [at] desu [dot] edu

Evita Oldenburg
Resident Director
​​​​​​​Jenkins Hall

Office: 302.857.6320
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: eoldenburg [at] desu [dot] edu

Serena Royal
Resident Director 
Wynder Towers
Tubman Hall

Office: 302.857.6330
Fax: 302.857.6333
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Email: sroyal [at] desu [dot] edu

Mark Oldenburg
Resident Director
Warren-Franklin
Laws Hall

Office: 302.857.6335
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: moldenburg [at] desu [dot] edu

Night-Time Operations

Jason Roberts
Coordinator
Night-time Operations

Office: 302.922.2457
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: jvroberts [at] desu [dot] edu

Bruce Bynum
Night-time Operations
University Village Apartments

Office: 302.724.2421
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: bbynum [at] desu [dot] edu

Wesley Hunt
Night-time Operations
Evers and Jenkins

Office: 302.724.2158
Fax: 302.857.6333
Email: whunt [at] desu [dot] edu