Dean of First-Year Students

Andrea Rossi-Reder, Associate Dean of Studies, Dean of Freshmen, Visiting Assistant Professor of English

Associate Dean of Studies and Dean of First-Year Students Andrea Rossi-Reder is the academic dean for first-year students. As such, she counsels and advises first-year students on academic matters.

She and her staff organize and run orientation, along with the Student Life offices, and she trains student advisers who work with first-year students in the residential halls.

Dean Rossi-Reder also teaches a first-year seminar.

Jill Blodgett is the assistant to the Associate Dean and Dean of First-Year Students.

Contact Information:


Email Jill Blodgett,

Dean of First-Year Students
206 Fanning Hall, 2nd floor
270 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320-4196