President's Cabinet

Christopher R. Sheffield

Christopher R. Sheffield

Vice President for Student Affairs

Christopher Sheffield is Niagara University’s chief student affairs officer, responsible for key aspects of holistic student success and the student experience. He leads the Student Affairs sector, which includes the Dean of Students office, Residence Life, Multicultural Affairs, Campus Activities, Veteran Services, Recreation, Health and Counseling Services, the Office of Violence Prevention and Education, and Campus Safety. He also serves as accreditation liaison officer to the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, the university’s regional accreditor.

Christopher joined Niagara University in 2001 in the role of assistant dean of students and subsequently served as university planner, executive director of planning and assessment, and associate vice president of Student Affairs. He is a doctoral candidate in Niagara University’s leadership and policy program. He holds a master of science in criminology and criminal justice and a bachelor of arts in communication studies, both from Niagara University.