DeLois Lindsey M'88 (ENHP), P'04, P'13

DeLois Lindsey

DeLois Lindsey—recently retired after more than 33 years with the University of Hartford—was a tireless advocate and mentor for generations of students.

Lindsey came to the University in 1984 as a technical specialist working in Hillyer College (then named the College of Basic Studies). In 1992, she added coordinator of student services in Hillyer and, in 1994, took on a new role as director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs. In 2002, Lindsey became assistant vice president for student development.

Lindsey enriched the student experience both academically and socially, while interacting with students across key areas. She also created ties between UHart and the community by inviting hundreds of elementary, middle, and high school students to campus to introduce them to a college environment. Her two decades of holiday parties were yearly traditions.

Lindsey served on a variety of boards of directors and organizational committees while at UHart. She also received numerous awards, including the America East Conference Black History Month Recognition of Service, the State of Connecticut Citizen’s Citation, and SGA Advisor of the Year.

Lindsey earned a master’s degree in educational technology from UHart (1988), and an EdD in higher educational leadership from Johnson & Wales University (2012).