Vice President for Student Affairs

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

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

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, Flash Technology Center, International Student Affairs, Kent State University Bookstores, Kent Student Center, Kent State of Wellness, Office of the Dean of Students, Office of Student Conduct, Recreational Services, Residence Services, Student Accessibility Services, Student Ombuds, University Dining Services and 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

  • Dean of Students, Taléa Drummer-Ferrell, Ph.D.
  • Assistant Vice President, Student Engagement & Services, Gary Goldberg
  • Assistant Vice President, Student Affairs Administration, Julie Volcheck
  • Assistant Vice President, Equity, Identity and Success, Yvonna Washington-Greer
  • Student Ombuds, Amy Quillin, Ph.D.
  • Assistant to an Executive Officer, Kendra Wilson

Contact, 330-672-4050

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