Renaldo Luna Gacad

Associate Director, Student Transitions & Family Programs

As the associate director, Renaldo supports student transitions focusing primarily on development of student leadership initiatives and programming. Renaldo oversees the student employee programs in Student Transitions & Family Programs including the student executive board, Washington University Student Associates (WUSAs), Transfer & Exchange Student Mentors (TXSMs), and Second-Year Student Associates (2SAs). Renaldo also manages the assessment and evaluation efforts for Student Transitions & Family Programs. In addition, he serves as a four-year academic adviser for students in the College of Arts & Sciences. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, Renaldo holds an M.Ed. in College Student Affairs Administration from the University of Georgia and a A.B. in Psychology from Washington University in St. Louis. He is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in higher education administration from Saint Louis University. His research interests include student employment, universal design, and high impact educational practices.