Lewis E. Forrest, II

Lewis E. Forrest II, is currently an Associate Dean for University Life at George Mason University. The division of University Life cares for the whole student by promoting inclusive well-being and fostering lifelong learning to prepare ethical leaders for the world. Within University Life, Lewis supervises three units – Mason Recreation, The Early Identification Program (EIP), and The Office of International Programs and Services; along with awareness and education responsibilities specific to campus Well-Being and student engagement. He was previously served as the Executive Director of Mason’s Early Identification Program and has experience working with first-generation college students.

He is an Alum of Mason (1996) receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree in English with a minor in African-American Studies. In 2005 he received his Master’s degree in Counseling and Development and was recognized by the College of Education and Human Development for outstanding achievement and academic excellence. He also has several years of experience as a Professional School Counselor in Prince William County Public Schools.