Dean of Students

We strive to support, empower, educate, and inspire our campus community by providing a diverse, inclusive, and quality experience through continual improvement and integrity.Core Value Statement

The Dean of Students area is made up of these departments and services:


Children's Center


Student Life

Student Storehouse

Wellbeing & Accessibility


Dr. Dustin Conover
Dean of Students
Office: 2006
Phone: (307) 382-1644

"Life is 10% what happens to you & 90% how you react to it. Attitude is everything."

Dr. Conover has been at Western Wyoming Community College since 2004. He has served in multiple positions including GEAR UP Director, Adjunct Instructor of Spanish, Director of Housing & Student Life, and Dean of Students. He began his college career at Western as a student and was involved in many parts of campus as a Resident Assistant, Student Government Association Senator, Student Ambassador, and Peer Tutor. Dr. Conover earned his Associate's Degree from Western Wyoming Community College in Communications, his Bachelor's Degree from Chadron State College in Spanish, his Master's Degree from the University of Wyoming in Spanish, and his Doctorate Degree from Capella University in Educational Leadership and Management. When he is not on-campus and engaging with students, Dr. Conover loves hanging out with his wife and four boys, playing basketball, or enjoying the outdoors. He is a huge sports fanatic and loves the New York Yankees, the Denver Broncos, the Utah Jazz, the Wyoming Cowboys, and the Western Wyoming Mustangs!

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