Associate Dean of Students, ASCA President Elect
Jason Casares serves as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Office of Student Ethics at Indiana University in Bloomington. Casares works with crisis management, threatening/disruptive students, critical incident response, campus safety, academic misconduct, Clery, Title IX, investigations, sexual misconduct, mental health, and students of concern. Casares works with numerous partners in the community including but not limited to faculty, student leaders, staff, parents, Indiana University Police Department, residence life, fraternity/sorority programs, and numerous off campus areas to develop and maintain a comprehensive student affairs experience.
Casares has 15 plus years of professional experience leading multiple student affairs areas within student conduct, student leadership/organization and activities, Greek Life, assessment/evaluation, residence life, and multicultural affairs. Casares believes in -Students First- as a philosophical approach. He works to develop a preeminent student experience by creating opportunities to participate, engage, and creating intentionally designed learning moments.
Casares also maintains active higher education memberships and relationships in NASPA and ASCA. Casares has served on a national level in various leadership roles with both NASPA and ASCA. Currently, Casares serves as the President-Elect for the Association of Student Conduct Administrators and serves as a Lead facilitator for LeaderShape. Casares remains actively engaged in educational contributions to the profession through conference presentations, engagement opportunities, and social media. Casares is a first generation college student, member of the Greek community, former student athlete, former RA, former student government leader, and remains passionate about issues related to equity, Title IX, social justice, and student learning.