BLACKSBURG, Va., Dec. 15, 2011 – Virginia Tech has announced the search committee for a new vice president for vice president for student affairs.
Earlier this fall, Edward F.D. Spencer announced his retirement effective June 2012 after almost 30 years of service at the university. He arrived at Virginia Tech in 1983, when he was named director of housing and residence life. Following that, he continued his work in student affairs as director of residential and dining programs, assistant vice president for student affairs, associate vice president for student affairs, and finally vice president for student affairs.
The vice president of student affairs provides leadership and oversight to 15 departments in the Division of Student Affairs, which encompasses the Dean of Students, Career Services, Cook Counseling Center, Alcohol Abuse Prevention Center, Corps of Cadets, Cranwell International Center, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Conduct, Dining Services, Recreational Sports, Housing and Residence Life, Schiffert Health Center, Multicultural Programs and Services, Services for Students with Disabilities, and Student Centers and Activities.
Senior Vice President and Provost Mark McNamee will chair the search committee. Members of the search committee are
The search committee welcomes nominations for the position. Virginia Tech has engaged the Spelman & Johnson Group (SJG) to assist with this search. For confidential inquiries, or to nominate an individual for this position, please email Peter Rosenberg, senior associate at SJG, or call 413-529-2895. You may also send email nominations to Mark McNamee, or via campus mail, 210 Burruss Hall (0132).
For full consideration, applications must be completed by Feb. 10, 2012.