Stephen Bennett


Gift Planner in Advancement

Steve joined the Gustavus Advancement team in June 2018.  In his role as Gift Planner, he serves donors in California, Nevada, Utah, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, and the Twin Cities. 

Steve has served the Gustavus community in a variety of capacities over the past 21 years.  He began his employement at Gustavus as a Staff Psychologist in the Counseling Center where he worked for 10 yeares before moving into the Dean of Students office where he served as Associate Dean of Students overseeing the Counseling Center, Health Service, Diversity Center, Campus Activities, and Community Based Service Learning.

Steve received his B.A. in Philosophy from St. John's University, earned his M.A. in Counseling and Psychological Services from St. Mary's University; and completed his Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University. He also holds a certificate in Educational Management from Harvard University, and completed additional leadership training through the Whidbey Institute and the Thrivent Fellows Program. 

Steve is married and has three children. His interests include spending time with family and relaxing at the cabin.


B.A., Philosophy, St. John's University; M.A., Counseling and Psychological Services, St. Mary's University; Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Argosy University

Courses Taught

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
PSY-396 Clinical Practicum 5 2001/SP, 2001/JN, 2000/SU, and 2000/JN
PSY-268 Career Exploration 2 2001/JN and 2000/JN
Courses prior to Spring semester 1999 are not displayed.