Joe Pritchett

Joe Pritchett

Complex Coordinator

(302) 831-2024


My Responsibilities

I am responsible for the success of the Russell, Lane, and Thompson Complex, consisting of approximately 900 first year students. I supervise and partner with two professional Residence Hall Coordinators and twenty three resident assistants. Outside of my complex, I also play an active role in other various departmental initiatives.

Where I Can Help

  • Transitioning into life at UD
  • General student care and support
  • Getting connected to peers and opportunities on campus
  • Answering questions about the RLT student experience
  • Navigating conflict
  • Providing campus resources

Educational Background

  • B.A. in Anthropology Education; Minors in Religious Studies and Philosophy (2007, University of Delaware)
  • M.Ed in Curriculum and Instruction; Thesis topic- "Race Relations and Black Student Persistence at Predominately White Institutions" (2009, University of Delaware)

Arrival to UD

2012

Previous Positions Held

  • 2009-2012: Residence Director, Emerson College, Boston, MA
  • Summer 2008: ACUHO-I Intern, Salem State University, Salem, MA
  • 2007-2009: Hall Director, University of Delaware, Newark, DE

Points of Pride

Elected 2011 as a Directorate Member for Commission for Spirituality, Faith, Religion, and Meaning for American College Personnel Association (ACPA)

My Favorite Quote/Motto/Personal Philosophy

“Love is our true destiny. We do not find the meaning of life by ourselves alone - we find it with another.” - Thomas Merton

Life Outside UD

Outside of my work at UD, I'm am first and foremost a husband and a father. I love the Boston Red Sox (and all Boston sports for that matter), reading, politics, film, developing interfaith cooperation and dialogue, good food, great conversation, and drinking coffee at all times of the day.