Meet the Housing & Residence Life Staff

Residence Directors
RD's are graduate students enrolled in a Marywood master’s or doctoral degree program. The Residence Directors oversee the residential areas that make up University Housing.

Resident Assistants
RA's are undergraduate or graduate students selected on the basis of leadership ability, communication skills, interpersonal relationship skills and an expressed interest in developing a sense of community among residents.

Tyler Ward

Tyler is responsible for the management of the housing services and residence life program. Tyler has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Lock Haven University and a Master of Science degree in Higher Education Administration from Marywood University.

Kevin Gaughenbaugh

Kevin supervises the Residence Directors and oversees the staff training, selection processes, and the department's programming initiatives.  Kevin earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy from the University of Scranton and a Master of Arts degree in Community Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte.  Kevin has worked in Student Affairs and in Higher Education at a variety of different institutions since 2002.

Shannon Sloan

Shannon is the first person most people meet in the office. Shannon coordinates many of the daily communication and organizational activities. She has been a member of the Housing and Residence Life staff since May 2014. She is pursuing a Master of Science degree in Higher Education Administration.