Vice President for Student Affairs

Shay LittleShay Little, Ph.D.

Vice President for Student Affairs
Division of Student Affairs


  • B.A., Psychology, Baylor University
  • M.S., Counseling and Student Personnel, Oklahoma State University
  • Ph.D., Student Affairs Administration, University of Georgia

Job Description

Vice President for Student Affairs Little leads the Division of Student Affairs, providing oversight and direction for a wide range of student focused initiatives and programs, including the Kent Student Center, University Dining Services, Center for Student Involvement, Office of Student Conduct, Student Ombuds, University Health Services, Residence Services, Recreational Services, Student Accessibility Services, Center for Adult and Veteran Services, University Bookstores, FLASHCard Office, Center for Student Involvement, Office of the Dean of Students, Kent State of Wellness and the Flash Technology Center. Vice President Little provides crisis management leadership on issues internal and external to the university, serves as key advisor to the president on student and community issues, champions a healthy campus environment and leads the development of a transformational student co-curricular experience that enhances the academic mission of the university.

Direct Reports

  • Associate Vice President, Student Affairs, Jennifer Kulics
  • Assistant Vice President, Administration, Cesquinn M. Curtis
  • Dean of Students, Lamar Hylton
  • Student Ombuds, Amy Quillin
  • Assistant to an Executive Officer, Kendra Wilson

Contact, 330-672-4050

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