Connect with Student Life Staff

Tracy Anne Allred

Assistant Dean of Student Life/Director of Community Engagement


Tracy Anne is passionate about assisting graduate theology students to connect with the opportunities within the Perkins community, services offered on campus, and vital ministries in the area. Do you want to get involved with a student organization or participate in community life? Are you looking for an employment opportunity or housing resources? Would your program of study be enriched by visiting with the leadership of an entrepreneurial ministry? If so, Tracy Anne can be helpful to you. Tracy Anne is a United Methodist with a commitment to the lively ecumenical nature of the student body at Perkins. Please come by Kirby Hall 216 to ask your questions, share your ideas,and contribute to the mission of preparing women and men for faithful leadership in Christian ministry.

Laura Figura

Coordinator of Student Life


Serving as the Coordinator of Student Life, Laura is a great resource for current students.  She supports the goals of the Office of Student Life and Community Engagement, co-edits the weekly Perkins News, creates the Look Book, and regularly updates a list of job and housing opportunities.  If you are looking for an on-campus resource or have a general question, Laura is a great person to ask.  Make an appointment or stop by 216 Kirby Hall.

David Crow

Community Life Chef


Serving as Perkins Community Life Chef, David Crow has many years of experience in the food and restaurant industry.  Join us for Community Lunch in the Refectory each week to see how delicious his menus are.