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Steven Janowiak


Vice President of Student Life

Steven Janowiak, M.Ed., joined Valparaiso University in 2013. Before assuming the role of vice president of Student Life, he served as the associate dean of Student Life, director of the Harre Union, and an adjunct instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences and Graduate School.

Vice President Janowiak has more than 25 years of full-time experience in higher education, and he previously served as the vice president for student affairs at Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. Additionally, he has served in various capacities in student life or admissions at the University of Idaho, Marian University, and DePauw University.

Currently, Vice President Janowiak is a board member of the IMPACT National Conference on Community Service, Action, and Advocacy, and he has been the founding director of leadership education and civic engagement programs at two universities.


M.Ed. — University of Idaho
B.A. — University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point