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Meet the Team

Please meet the staff of University Housing, whose work supports a living environment that compliments the student’s educational experience and contributes to the student’s growth as a member of the University community and beyond. This team is here to make your experience a great one.

University Housing Staff 

Alison Dobbins

Assistant Director
Alison received her Bachelor of Science from Drexel University. She began her career at Drexel in 2001 and was proud to return to Drexel’s Office of University Housing in 2010. Alison assists with the day to day operations of the Assignments and Billing team.

Andrew Fuller

Associate Director
Andrew is originally from the Midwest and received his Bachelor of Music Education and Master of Science in Student Affairs from Missouri State University in Springfield, MO. Prior to joining the University Housing team, Andrew worked in Residential Living at both Binghamton University in upstate New York and here at Drexel. Andrew continues to pursue his musical interests by singing in local Philadelphia choirs.

Chris Heasley, Ed.D.

Executive Director
Chris Heasley holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Texas at Arlington, a Master of Science in Higher Education Student Affairs Administration from Indiana University, and a Doctorate of Education from Saint Joseph’s University. Chris has more than 13 years of professional experience in higher education and University housing. 

Karissa Justice

Operations Coordinator
Karissa recently received her Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts from the University of Pennsylvania. She enjoys exploring Philadelphia and is often concocting experiments in the kitchen. Karissa works with University Housing partners Facilities and Housekeeping to maintain and improve on-campus residence halls.

Matthew Point

Assistant Director
Matt is a native of Richmond, VA. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish from Shepherd University and is currently pursuing his Master of Science in Higher Education at Drexel. Matt is responsible for the marketing and communications for the office. In his free time he enjoys exploring the city, dining out and amusement parks.

Phillip Potter

Customer Relations Specialist
Phillip Potter graduated from Richard Stockton College with a Bachelor of Arts in Literature in 2011. Having started with Drexel University in 2013, Phillip brings nearly a decade of customer service experience to his position. In his free time, Phillip is an amateur athlete, and he enjoys Philadelphia’s vibrant arts community.

Stefanie Sheairs

Associate Director
Stefanie Sheairs has a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art Education from Rowan University and Master of Science in Interior Architecture and Design from Drexel University. Joining the University Housing team in 2006 as a House Director, Stefanie is currently an Associate Director for University Housing, focusing on the maintenance and operations of the Residence Halls and 34th Street Greek Life Houses.

Corey Walsh

Operations Coordinator
Corey received his Bachelor of Arts degree in communications (’12) from Drexel University. Corey oversees operations in 34th Street Housing and Graduate Housing.