Jenny Merrill

Dean of Students (Morganton)


Joined NCSSM in January 2022

Jenny Merrill joined NCSSM in January 2022 as the Dean of Students for the Morganton campus. Prior to coming to NCSSM, she worked at the Louisiana School for Math, Science, and the Arts for over 10 years in Student Services. Jenny earned her bachelor’s degree from Rockhurst University and her master’s degree from Saint Louis University. She is passionate about making all students feel welcomed and included in campus life and enjoys getting to work with students and staff to provide opportunities for engagement both in the school and local community. Outside work, Jenny enjoys volunteering, spending time with her family, hiking, baking, and exploring new places.

BA, Political Science and Religious Studies, Rockhurst University
MA, Student Personnel Administration, Saint Louis University

Student Life

Kayla Lowdermilk

Office Manager

Terry Lynch

Vice Chancellor for Student Life & Chief Campus Officer, NCSSM-Durham

Taylor Parsons ’09

Assistant to the Vice Chancellor for Student Life & Coordinator for SCSSI

Kare Roberts

School Store Associate (Morganton)

Cameron Robinson

Assistant Director of Student Life (Morganton)

Ayesha Yousafzai

Director of Campus Health and Safety