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Office of Student Life

Vice President for Student Life

Dr. Tomás A. Aguirre, Vice President for Student Life and Chief Diversity OfficerAt SUNY Delhi, Dr. Tomás Aguirre leads a division that includes an array of departments, approximately 105 college employees, 120 auxiliary employees, and more than 350 student employees, overseeing budgets in excess of $20 million, including the college’s residence hall, health, athletic, and auxiliary budgets. His responsibilities include developing collaborative relationships with campus administration, faculty, and campus leaders to plan and implement strategic initiatives, develop partnerships, resolve issues, and cultivate a seamless learning experience for SUNY Delhi students.

Dr. Aguirre comes to SUNY Delhi from Texas A&M University-Commerce, where he served as Assistant Vice President & Dean of Students. Prior to that, he served as Dean of Students at the University of New Mexico and Associate Dean of Students at Humboldt State University. Altogether, he has more than 20 years of experience in education administration and delivery.

Dr. Aguirre holds a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership and Higher Education Administration from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, a Master of Science in Education from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Studies from the University of Texas, Austin.

Hours for Students

  • Dr. Aguirre has office hours for students only on Wednesdays (3 to 4 p.m.) and Thursdays (3 to 4 p.m.) in Bush 146.
  • Dr. Aguirre also has a free “Dine with the VP for Student Life” once a week during lunch at either the Farrell or MacDonald Dining Center. If you are interested, just email me at aguirrta@delhi.edu.

Passion, Purpose and Opportunity

Our theme this year is “Passion, Purpose and Opportunity.” Whether competing in Athletics, to your living and dining experience here on campus, to your safety and well-being, or to the many engagement and involvement opportunities that are available to you, we are passionate about providing you with the best college experience possible, because our purpose is to support your success as students. The following departments fall under the Division of Student Life and are here to support you during your SUNY Delhi journey.

Departments