Senior Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Lamar R. HyltonLamar R. Hylton, Ph.D.

Senior Vice President for Student Affairs
Division of Student Affairs


  • B.A., Vocal Music-Performance, Morgan State University
  • M.Ed., College Student Personnel, Ohio University
  • Ph.D., Higher Education Administration, Morgan State University

Job Description

Senior Vice President for Student Affairs Hylton leads the Division of Student Affairs, providing oversight and direction for a wide range of student-focused initiatives and programs, including the Center for Adult and Veteran Services, Center for Student Involvement, International Student Affairs, Kent State University Bookstores, Kent Student Center, Kent State of Well-Being, Office of the Dean of Students, Office of Student Conduct, Recreational Services, Residence Services, Student Accessibility Services, Student Ombuds, University Dining Services, CARES Center, Counseling and Psychological Services, Office of Gender Equity and Title IX, Center for Sexual and Relationship Violence Support Services (SRVSS), Student Multicultural Center, Women's Center, LGBTQ+ Center, Flashcard Office and DeWeese Health Center, formerly University Health Services. He 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 and Dean of Students, Taléa Drummer-Ferrell, Ph.D.
  • Assistant Vice President, Student Engagement & Services, Gary Goldberg
  • Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs Administration, Cesquinn Curtiss
  • Assistant Vice President, Equity, Identity and Success, Yvonna Washington-Greer
  • Student Ombuds, Amy Quillin, Ph.D.
  • Interim Director, Gender Equity and Title IX, Richantae Johnson, JD
  • Director, Office of the Vice President, Kendra Wilson

Contact, 330-672-4050

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