Community Living

Timothy Touchette

timothy touchette

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs



Tim was born and raised in Rhode Island. He attended Rhode Island College where he received a BA in public and professional communication. He later went on to attend the University of Rhode Island where he received an MA in communication studies. After URI, Tim attended Northeastern University where he completed his Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Administration.

Prior to working in higher education Tim worked for Marriott International and became fascinated with ways in which we could bring hospitality and quality service components to the higher education environment. He is a graduate of the Disney Institute and has a passion for creating high-quality memories for each student he interacts with. Tim works hard to make sure every student has the best experience possible. He has hosted and keynoted several conferences both in and out of the United States on leadership development, and best practices in university housing. Tim's office is located in the Community Living central office in the Usdan Student Center.