Andrew Crawford Joins Kent State's Regional Academic Administration

Andrew Crawford Joins Kent State in Dual-Reporting Role with the Regional Campus Academic Administration and the Division of Enrollment Management

Kent State University has selected Andrew Crawford as associate vice president of Strategic Enrollment Management for Regional Campuses. A former Kent State employee, Crawford will be responsible for designing, executing, and evaluating enrollment plans and strategies to meet the regional campus system's annual enrollment goals and managing all aspects of enrollment.

“We are very excited to welcome Andrew Crawford to our team,” said Mary G. Parker, vice president for Enrollment Management. “His students-first philosophy and his experience with student success will serve him well in this new capacity.”

Crawford previously served as dean of student affairs at the Eastern Campus of Cuyahoga Community College, where he led a comprehensive student services program, and provided direction and oversight for admissions, recruitment, university transfer, retention, counseling and psychological services, student accessibility services, student life, athletics and recreation. He will report to Parker and David Dees, interim vice president for Kent State System Integration.

“We are excited to welcome Andrew as a team member for the Regional Campus System,” said David Dees. “He fully appreciates the importance of each regional campus to its hometown community, and we know his energy and expertise will help us find ways to be stronger forces in those communities while supporting the overall vision of Kent State.”

Previous positions include assistant dean of student affairs at the Metropolitan Campus at Cuyahoga Community College; assistant director of student success programs, Office of the Provost at Kent State University; and coordinator of campus life at The Ohio State University in Mansfield.

Andrew holds an Ed.D. in Education from Ferris State University; a Master of Education from Ohio University; and a Bachelor of Science in Public Administration from the University of Central Florida.

Andrew and his wife Annie reside in Copley, Ohio, with their three children Mary, Clark and Ruth. In their free time, Andy and his wife enjoy endurance sports. They have participated in multiple marathons together and he is currently training for his first Ironman 70.3 this summer.

POSTED: Friday, February 21, 2020 - 9:08am
UPDATED: Friday, February 21, 2020 - 11:21am