The Director of Residence Life

is a professional staff member who oversees all of University Housing and it's day to day functions.


 Kim Osantowski

I graduated from the University of Detroit Mercy with my B.A. in History and Women's Studies. After graduation I realized my passion was working with students and became the Graduate Resident Director for the First Year Experience Residence Hall at UDM. After a short time I became the Interim Resident Director. I began at LTU as the Residence Hall Coordinator for North Housing in hopes of getting students involved. My goal while working at Lawrence Tech is to help every student get the most out of their college experience. 

Kim Jerdine (Osantowski)
Director of Residence Life

A Residence Hall Coordinator (RHC)

is a professional staff member who supervises a specific housing unit on campus and deals with the housing staff, residents, and daily functions of that specific building.



I am a recent graduate of Lawrence Technological University with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. This is my 5\6th year on the housing staff here at LTU and my 3rd year serving as the Residence Hall Coordinator of Donley Hall. Raised in Dallas, Texas, LTU has become my home away from home and I hope to help residents find their place in college. I am looking forward to meeting more students and watching them grow during their time at college.

Marissa Gonzalez
Residence Hall Coordinator
Donley Hall



I started my journey in higher education as a First-Generation College Student at Millikin University and earned a B.A. in English Literature. I was a Resident Assistant for three years while at Millikin, and after graduating, I moved into a professional role as the Student Engagement Coordinator/AmeriCorps VISTA. Then, I continued my work and studies at Western Illinois University, where I earned my M.S. in College Student Personnel Services in 2018, serving as an Assistant Complex Director. From these experiences, I learned the value of promoting personal and professional growth, leadership development, and building community with students in the residence halls. I also found passion in supporting First-Generation College Students and advising student groups. This will be my second year as a Residence Hall Coordinator at LTU, and my first year as RHC of East Hall!

Tyler McLean
Residence Hall Coordinator
East Hall




More information coming soon!

Trent Schmitz
Residence Hall Coordinator
Reuss Hall



I originate from central Pennsylvania, where I attended Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP) for my Bachelor of Science in Energy Resources Geology, as well as my Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education.  Although I enjoyed my time in Geology, I realized I had far more interest in working with students during their time in college!  This will be my third year as the Residence Hall Coordinator for South Hall.

Shannen Stiffler
Residence Hall Coordinator
South Hall