Lisa Hardej

Associate Dean of Students

Accessible Education and Student Support

As the Associate Dean of Students, Lisa Hardej oversees Accessible Education and Student Support on campus, and coordinates the Student Support Advisor program, which connects every student, throughout their Bates career, to a Student Affairs staff member for personal support and supplemental academic advising.

As a case manager, Lisa provides non-clinical support to students managing significant and complex physical and mental health concerns, personal and family emergencies, financial issues, and other obstacles that may arise during their college experience. Lisa also serves as a Student Support Advisor and is a member of the Bates Intervention Team and Academic Standing Committee.

Prior to joining Bates, Lisa was Associate Director of Student and Academic Services at Harvard Business School, and Assistant Director of Academic Advising at Brandeis University. At both of these institutions, Lisa also worked in Title IX education, administration, and student support. Lisa earned her A.B. from Bowdoin College in Gender and Women’s Studies and her M.A. from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania in Counseling.

Hardej, Lisa M.


Associate Dean of Students
Student Affairs
Ladd Library, Room G29