Kristine Benne, M.A., L.P.C.
Assistant Dean of Student Affairs
Mrs. Kristine Benne is the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and has been with the Rosenberg School of Optometry at the University of the Incarnate Word since 2009. Mrs. Benne graduated Summa Cum Laude from Missouri State University with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She then completed a Masters of Arts in Counseling from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Her background in the social sciences and higher education provides for a strong foundation in a student centered approach. The UIWRSO Student Affairs team is committed to the success of each student, emphasizing individualized attention and access to support services. Professional Memberships include: National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals, National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, Texas Association of Advisors for the Health Professions and Texas Counseling Association.