Campus welcomes interim Dean of Students

Interim Dean of Students seeks to build partnerships across campus to address student needs
Interim Dean of Students seeks to build partnerships across campus to address student needs
Monday, February 12, 2018


UC Santa Cruz welcomes T.M. Robinson-Mosley as interim associate vice chancellor for Student Engagement and Development, and dean of students in the Division of Student Success. 

“I am delighted to join the UC Santa Cruz campus community,” said Robinson-Mosley. “I am most excited about partnering with students, faculty, and staff to ensure students’ safety and well-being, while working with colleagues across campus to provide students with meaningful experiences, inside and outside of the classroom.”

Robinson-Mosley goes by Mosley and uses the gender pronouns she/her/hers.

For nearly 12 years, Robinson-Mosley has worked at several higher education institutions across the country within a variety of areas including academic affairs, student affairs, undergraduate and graduate instruction, college mental health counseling, collegiate athletics, career development, and research.

Robinson-Mosley is managing partner of Mosley and Associates Consulting, through which she offers personal and professional counseling services, sports consulting, diversity and inclusion training, and change management. As a licensed therapist, Mosley owns and operates a private practice in the Atlanta area. Additionally, for the past four years, she’s served as an adjunct faculty member in the Office of Undergraduate Studies at Spelman College.

Before her role as a consultant, she served as an associate dean of students at Agnes Scott College. Prior to her appointment at Agnes Scott, she served as the assistant dean overseeing the Office of Black Student Affairs for the seven liberal arts institutions comprising the Claremont University Consortium. During her time at Dartmouth College, Robinson-Mosley held a dual role as an academic assistant dean in the Office of Pluralism and Leadership and the director of the Office of Black Student Advising.

Lastly, Robinson-Mosley also served as an adjunct faculty member and clinical supervisor in the Counseling and Psychological Services Department at Georgia State University for nearly eight years.

Robinson-Mosley’s research and teaching interests include the impact of intersecting identities on the help-seeking attitudes and behaviors of emerging adults as well as promoting access and equity in mental healthcare. Robinson-Mosley has a B.A. in interdisciplinary psychology from the University of Alabama, and a M.A. in mental health counseling from Louisiana State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Counseling and Psychological Services from Georgia State University and was awarded the Emerging Leader Fellowship by a division of the American Counseling Association. Her extensive research and training as a clinician greatly informs her work.

Robinson-Mosley is an avid sports enthusiast who loves attending live sporting events. She plans on attending Slug sporting events on campus and supporting student-athletes and continuing to go to Santa Cruz Warriors games. Additionally, she plans to add the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics to her MLB Bucket List.

Robinson-Mosley can be reached via email