Dean of Students

Bonnie Solt Prunty joined Ithaca College in 1988 as a Residence Director in the Office of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs. She worked in the department for thirty years in a variety of positions, including as the Director of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs from 2001 to 2018. 

Effective June 1, 2018 Bonnie became the first Dean of Student at Ithaca College. As the Dean of Students she serves as an advocate and support for Ithaca College students, helping them to find the resources they need in order to be successful. Bonnie also provides oversight for the Offices of Residential Life and Judicial Affairs, Case Management and New Student and Transition Programs.

Throughout her career Bonnie has been actively involved in the Association for College and University Housing Officers - International (ACUHO-I). As a member of the organization she has chaired the ACUHO-I Annual Conference, led the National Housing Training Institute and served two terms on the Executive Board. She has received a number of awards to recognize work including the ACUHO-I President’s Service Award and the Herstory Award.

Bonnie received a Master’s Degree in Student Personnel Services from Indiana University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and Management from Lehigh University.