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Jim Benjamin

Dean of Student Life



B.A. Communications, Western Illinois University; M.A. Higher Education, Central Missouri State University

My Role at Bethel

I provide support and leadership to the Student Life office and also represent the Residence Life office to the university.

Best Thing About My Job

Working with our Student Life deans and Residence Life teams to provide the best possible community for students by having students be welcomed, known, and engaged in community life.

Number One Reason to Live on Campus

To be part of a unique living and learning experience that helps develop students for a lifetime.

Favorite Bethel Tradition

Homecoming Cheer Night! The entire Bethel student body is invited to show pride in their particular communities and in Bethel.