Omar E. Torres

Student Conduct

Dr. Omar E. Torres provides student conduct services for both large and small public and private institutions across the country. As a student conduct professional, Omar supports colleges and universities in their efforts to manage and resolve student conduct matters with fairness, consistency, and integrity. He collaborates with institutions to develop and refine student conduct policies and procedures that align with best practices. In addition, he provides expert guidance in managing student conduct cases, including investigation support, evidence evaluation, and adjudication assistance, ensuring adherence to due process and institutional policies.

With over twenty years of experience in the field of higher education, Omar previously served as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Student Services and Campus Life at Clark Atlanta University. Prior to this, Omar served as the Acting Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students & Deputy Title IX Coordinator at SUNY Old Westbury. In his prior roles, he oversaw institutional compliance related to student conduct, Title IX, and other policies and procedures. He developed and implemented a variety of trainings and workshops for other campus student conduct officers, student organization advisors, resident and orientation assistants.

Omar has been an active member of the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA), where he served as the parliamentarian, chair of the Diversity and Leadership Committees, and served as a faculty member of the Donald Gehring Academy. Omar has also been an active member of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) and the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA). Prior to his work in higher education, Omar was awarded a public policy fellowship with the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute (CHCI), completing his fellowship with the US Department of Justice – Community Relations Service (CRS).

Omar obtained his undergraduate (political science and Latin American Studies) and graduate degrees (public administration and policy) from SUNY Albany. He also completed his Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in higher education administration from Northeastern University. Omar resides in the Atlanta metropolitan area with his wife and two children.