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Whitney Gaston

Office of Student Affairs

Whitney Gaston

Whitney Gaston serves as the Interim Director of the Office of Student Affairs and Assistant Dean of the College of Health and Human Services. She has worked in higher education for almost 20 years and her professional experiences include admissions, advising, marketing, recruitment, alumni relations and program planning.  Prior to coming to Mason, Whitney worked for the University of South Florida – Polytechnic Campus as the Director of University Relations.  Her career background also includes working in the community college system in Florida.  Whitney thoroughly enjoys working with students, as well as streamlining processes to better serve her constituents and institution.  


  • MPH, Health Education, University of South Florida, 1992
  • BA, Interdisciplinary Social Science, University of South Florida, 1990