Emma Walford

Director of Student Accountability and Advocacy
Dean of Students Office, Student Success

Emma Walford began her career at Naropa University as the Director of Student Accountability and Advocacy in October 2023 where she oversees case management for the CARE team, Student Accountability (Student Conduct), and serves in the role of a Deputy Title IX Coordinator. She is originally from England, United Kingdom, where she graduated with a Bachelor’s in Psychology with Criminology and Master’s in Forensic Mental Health from Nottingham Trent University. She originally worked in offender rehabilitation for the UK Ministry of Justice under the National Probation Service, before relocating to the United States on an employment visa sponsorship to work as a Prevention/Supportive Measures Specialist for Utah State University to prevention sexual misconduct and discrimination, before coming to Naropa.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.