Our Staff

The OSSC staff is comprised of higher education professionals with expertise in student affairs and student services, student conduct matters, conflict resolution, mediation and counseling. All members of the staff exists to aid students in their development as responsible, mature, engaged connected citizens of both the University of Arkansas Community and the global society.

 

Dr. Rachel Eikenberry: Director

Education:

  • Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Administration from the University of Arkansas.
  • Masters in Counselor Education and Student Affairs from Clemson University.
  • Bachelors of Science in Educational Psychology and Counseling from Mississippi State University.

Background:

Rachel Eikenberry has worked in the field of Higher Education for over 13 years. Prior to her position as Director, she served as the Assistant Director for the Office of Academic Integrity and Student Conduct at the University of Arkansas for 3 years. Before working at the University of Arkansas, Rachel worked at the University of California Santa Barbara as a Complex Coordinator for Housing and Residential Services. Additionally Rachel worked as a Residence Director at Clemson University. Rachel's professional interest lie in the areas of student conduct, student mental health, behavioral intervention and crisis management, conflict resolution, student ethical development, and alcohol/drug education.

Hobbies: Outside of work Rachel enjoys reading, creating and appreciating art, travelling, and spending time with her husband and children.

Quote: "It is our choices...that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities." – Albus Dumbledore

 

Jennifer Conyac: Senior Associate Director

Education:

  • Masters in College Student Development from Oklahoma State University
  • Bachelors of Science in Communication from Missouri State University

Background:

Jen Conyac has worked at the University of Arkansas for several years. Prior to becoming the Assistant Director, she worked with University Housing as the Coordinator for Residence Education in Humphreys Hall. Before working at the University of Arkansas, Jen completed a three-year graduate program at Oklahoma State University where she served as a Residence Director. Additionally, Jen did an internship with Career Services on OSU's campus, and previously served as a Safe Zone facilitator at the University of Arkansas. Jen's professional interests are multicultural awareness, mental health, spiritual identify development, sexual orientation and identity development, and gender issues.

Hobbies: Outside of work, Jen enjoys spending time with her husband and kids, being involved in her church, staying active and fit, cooking, watching movies and TV shows on Netflix.

Quote: "Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." - Charles R. Swindoll

 

Kristoff Maxey: Assistant Director 

Education:

  • Masters Degree in Public Policy from Liberty University
  • Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Oregon State University
  • Associates Degree from Southwestern Oregon Community College

Background:

Kristoff has worked in Higher Education for five years. He worked in student housing while completing his undergraduate studies, and his first professional position was as a building manager at Fayetteville State University in Fayetteville, NC. After that, he worked for four years as a Resident Director at Southwestern Oregon Community College. In May 2018, he and his family moved to Fayetteville, AR, to join the University of Arkansas Conduct Office. His professional interests are student conduct, policy development, training, and student development.

Hobbies: When not at work, Kristoff enjoys watching sports, going to the movies, listening to good music, and spending time with his family.

Quote: "The secret to living well and longer is: eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure." - Tibetan Proverb

 

Meredith Drake: Assistant Director and Student Conduct Investigator

Education:

  • Masters in Higher Education and Student Development from Taylor University
  • Bachelors in Science in Business Administration from Indiana Wesleyan University

Background:

Meredith Baltz has spent her professional career working in residence life and is excited to make the transition into Student Conduct! She worked as a hall director at John Brown University for four years and then as a Coordinator for Residence Education at the University of Arkansas for two years. She loves working with college students and enjoys finding a new ways to encourage and support them. 

Hobbies: Outside of work, Meredith loves spending time with her husband, hanging out with her friends, reading, baking, and exploring Northwest Arkansas, especially when it includes trying new restaurants.

Quote: "People are hard to hate close up. Move in." - Brene Brown

  

Greg Foster: Outreach Coordinator and Assistant Case Manager

Education:

 

  • Masters degree in Higher Education at the University of Arkansas
  • Post-graduate teacher certification from Hardin-Simmons University
  • Bachelors in Psychology from Abilene Christian University

Background:

Before joining the Office of Student Standards and Conduct, Greg worked in the juvenile justice system, as a teacher, and an entrepreneur. He has found his work int he Conduct Office fulfilling. Greg is a Restorative Justice practitioner and teaches a course on Conflict Resolution. He develops and executes the educational programming that the office implements in response to student misconduct.

Hobbies: Outside of work you'll find Greg backpacking, kayaking, bicycling, reading, volunteering, and enjoying all that Fayetteville has to offer.

Quote: “Willing or not you own the consequences of your decisions, intended or not." - Greg Foster

LaToya Campbell: Data Adminstrator

Education:

  • Bachelors of Science from University of Arkansas

Background:

LaToya originally moved to Arkansas from Orlando, FL in 1995. She has worked for the University of Arkansas since December 2016. In February 2018, LaToya joined the Office of Student Standards and Conduct.

Hobbies: LaToya enjoys hiking, kayaking, swimming, traveling and spending time with friends and family.

Quote: "Watch carefully the magic that occurs when you give a person enough comfort to just be themselves." - Atticua

 

Megan Anderson: Administrative Specialist III

Education:

  • Bachelors of Science from Southwest Baptist University
  • Currently enrolled in the Higher Education Masters Program at the University of Arkansas

Background: 

After attaining her degree, Megan returned to Northwest Arkansas where she worked for Prism Education Center in an administrative role for three and  a half years. In November 2015 she joined the Office of Student Standards and Conduct. She began pursuing her Masters in Higher Education at the University of Arkansas in August 2017 with the intent to graduate in May 2019.

Hobbies: Outside of work, Megan enjoys spending time with friends and family, reading, and watching movies on Netflix. She is also an active member of Global Leadership Interlink (GLI), a global network of professionals and students committed to transformation and developing values-based leaders.

Quote: "The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

Jessica Trippe: Graduate Assistant

Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Arkansas
  • Currently enrolled in the University of Arkansas School Clinical Mental Health Counseling Masters Program

Background:

Jessica is originally from Waco, TX, but she considers Fayetteville a second home. While completing her bachelors degree, Jessica was an active member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority, a waitress at a favorite local BBQ restaurant, and an office manager at Northwest Arkansas Psychological Group. Jessica joined the Student Conduct Office as a Graduate Assistant in August 2017. She is currently in her final semester of the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Masters Program, and she is working as an intern at local community health agencies.

Hobbies: Jessica enjoys running on Fayetteville's trail system, exploring new local food spots, calling the Hogs, and playing with her dog, Simba. 

Quote: "Creativity requires the courage to let go of certainties," - Erich Fromm