Erik Albinson

Director, Student Educational Services
(414) 288-3484

Erik Albinson is a first-generation student who earned a B.S. in biology from Colorado State University, an M.A. in college student personnel from Bowling Green State University, and is currently a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Iowa’s Higher Education and Student Affairs program. Albinson's research interests center on student resilience, learning, inclusive learning environments and student success (retention and persistence to a degree). On a personal note, he enjoys Filipino martial arts, Brazilian jiujitsu and spending quality time with his wife and two boys.

Krystin Boyd

Assistant Director, Student Educational Services

(414) 288-4441

Krystin Boyd earned her B.A. in English from Marquette University and her M.A. in English from Mount Mary University. Boyd’s work in higher education is motivated by a desire to build meaningful relationships through holistic care and individualized support. In her free time, she enjoys writing creative nonfiction, photography, and spending time with her closest friends and family. 


Benedict Kemp

Director of Retention Programs
(414) 288-3257

Benedict Kemp grew up on the West Coast and then moved to the East Coast, where he earned a Ph.D. studying molecular genetics. Now he's settled in Milwaukee to raise his kids as Midwesterners. In his spare time, Kemp likes to sit quietly and read or be outside doing things like soccer, running, hiking and escaping into nature.


Nicolle Skoien

Assistant Director of Retention  

Nicolle Skoien earned her Ph.D. at the University of Missouri in Counseling Psychology. Skoien has worked in higher education for over a decade as an advisor within athletics at UW-Milwaukee, University of Missouri and Marquette University. Skoien was hired as Assistant Director of Student Retention in August 2022 to work with the Academic Engagement Network within the student success initiative. Skoien resides in Mukwonago with her husband, Joe, and their two sons, George and Lewis.

(414) 288-5781


Darryle Todd, Jr.

Coordinator, Urban Scholars Program
(414) 288-4248

Darryle D. Todd, Jr. or DJ, received his B.S. in business administration from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln and a master of education in counseling and personnel services (student affairs in higher education) from the University of Louisville in Kentucky. He is a member of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), the Undergraduate Scholarship Program Administrators Association (USPAA) and Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity. Todd has also served as regional representative, parliamentarian, vice chair and chair for the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities' Conference on Diversity and Equity.