Zauyah Waite

Zauyah Waite, PhD

Dr. Waite is striving to make significant improvements in creating a vibrant campus environment at Chatham University and assisting in graduating "world-ready" students. Prior to coming to Chatham, she served as the associate vice president and dean of students at the University of Toledo. She also spent twelve years in various positions in the Student Life Office at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. She enjoys developing creative, effective, and challenging initiatives and programs for college students and prides herself on strong leadership, effective organizational and management skills, and a firm commitment to the philosophy of student development.


  • Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Chatham University



  • PhD, University of Missouri, Kansas City, Urban Leadership and Policy Studies in Education