Patricia A. Leahey-Hays

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Director of Residential Life & Housing

Paresky Center Rm 219
At Williams since 2012

Normal Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:30pm

Direct Report: Ana Azevedo (Housing & Residential Programs Assistant)

Supervisor: Doug Schiazza (Senior Associate Dean)


B.A. Eastern Connecticut State University, Public Policy & Government (1999)
M.B.A. Sacred Heart University, Business Administration (2005)

Areas of Expertise

As one of two Assistant Directors working closely together, Patty is responsible for providing opportunities for students to explore their leadership and identity development through advisement of student leaders, students associated with the College’s upperclass residential program, as well as giving direction & leadership to student housing-related issues & processes. She works especially closely with North & West Campus residential areas, as well as the Williams After Dark & Lyceum committees. During the summer, Patty is responsible for the summer student residential life program.

Patty co-chairs the Upperclass Residential Life Advisory Committee (URLAC), and serves on the First Days Planning Committee.