Dean of Students
Dr. William D. Miracle
Dr. William D. Miracle has been dean of students for Bridgewater College since 1980. In that capacity, Dr. Miracle oversees all programs and services offered by the department of student life and is responsible for the welfare and safety of BC students.
The student life areas supervised by Dr. Miracle include career services, counseling services, the college chaplain, the Funkhouser Center for Health and Wellness, health services, intramural sports, the Kline Campus Center, office of multicultural services, service-learning, residence life, student activities, student outreach and judicial affairs.
A member of the President’s Cabinet, the college’s senior leadership body, Dr. Miracle reports directly to the president.
Prior to his employment at Bridgewater, Dr. Miracle was dean of students/registrar at Suomi College in Hancock, Mi. from 1977 to 1980 and director of alumni affairs at Newberry College in Newberry, S.C. from 1975 to 1977. He received his Ed.D. and M.Ed. from the University of Georgia.