The 2021 Student Affairs Symposium will feature Dr. Kevin Kruger

The 2021 Student Affairs Symposium will feature Dr. Kevin Kruger

Dr. Kevin Kruger

September 7, 2021 – The 2021 Student Affairs Symposium will be held Friday, Sept. 17, at 1 p.m. The event, which will be held virtually to promote physical distancing, is open to all staff and faculty. The keynote speaker is Dr. Kevin Kruger and he will focus on Student Services through the Pandemic.

Dr. Kruger draws on more than 40 years of experience in higher education. Since 2012, he has served as president and CEO for NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education. Prior to his role as president, Dr. Kruger worked for 18 years as the associate executive director and served as the chief operating officer (COO) and chief financial officer (CFO) for NASPA. He has held a range of student affairs positions at Southern Methodist University and the University of Maryland. As NASPA president, Dr. Kruger represents student affairs at a variety of national forums and is a frequent contributor to higher education news stories on the college student experience. Dr. Kruger has published and presented nationally and globally on trends in higher education, student success, degree-completion strategies for low-income/first-generation students, and change management and leadership in higher education. He is the proud father of two children, one a recent college graduate and the other a college sophomore. Dr. Kruger received his M.A. and Ph.D. in Counseling and Personnel Services from the University of Maryland. 

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