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Expert Details

Secondary and Higher Education Administration

ID: 739430 Idaho, USA

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Expert K. Expert is a higher education administration consultant and expert witness. Expert currently serves as Associate Vice President and Dean of Students at a U.S. state university. In this role as he advocates for student needs, promotes accountability, and encourages student engagement.

As an educator, researcher, and student success advocate his work supports gender equity, veterans services, student support and case management, student conduct, and access for students with diverse abilities. Expert's experience also includes serving as a fraternity and sorority affairs advisor, alcohol abuse and drug use prevention educator, student conduct administrator, and a faculty member in Higher Education Administration.

Outside of higher education, Expert has served on a variety of volunteer boards including a K-6 charter school and fraternity housing corporation. At the U.S. state university where he is employed, Expert has been successful in securing more than 2 million dollars in external awards to support students with disabilities, veterans, reduce gender based violence and support intervention work in the area of self-harm.

Expert has co-authored several book chapters sharing and promoting theoretical frameworks on bystander intervention in current sociopolitical contexts; student affairs and candid reporting in online education; and creative work across class boundaries in pedagogy.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2008 Degree: Ph.D. Subject: Higher Education Administration Institution: Washington State University
Year: 1997 Degree: M.S. Subject: Secondary Education, History Institution: University of Idaho
Year: 1991 Degree: B.S. Subject: Secondary Education, Communications Institution: University of Idaho

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2012 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: Associate Vice President and Dean of Students Department: Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
Reporting to the Vice President, the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students focuses on student success and safety by providing leadership to departments driving student enrollment and retention activities.

Primary Responsibilities
- Align programs and services with the university strategic plan, Blueprint for Success, to achieve equity, diversity and inclusion goals of the division with specific focus on students.
- Increase student involvement and engagement through greater participation in campus life, self governance and voice.
- Serve as university advisor to ASBSU (student government) to expand leadership capacity, amplify all student voices and focus on constituents.
- Improve learning outcomes of fraternity and sorority members by enhancing alumni involvement, connection to the university's strategic goals and greater care of the surrounding community.
- Enhance town-gown relationships with neighborhood associations, off campus housing managers and area governmental agencies for improved communication and to re-enforce mutual expectations.
- Serve as a member of the VPSAEM executive team charged with setting strategic priorities of the division; providing leadership and direction for departments to insure delivery of programs and services to the campus community.
- Develop, promote and adopt campus policies in partnership with the Vice Provost, Associate Deans and department chairs.
- Create a positive and supportive student community centered in academic and personal success through student and public engagement.
- Drive agenda to secure extramural funding to support students.
- Supervise the work of staff members in the Gender Equity Center, Educational Access Center, Veterans Services, Student Equity Center, Fraternity and Sorority Life and Student Involvement and Leadership Center.
- Direct work in the Office of the Dean of Students including, Office of Student Rights and Responsibilities, CARE Team (institutional threat assessment, case management and suicide prevention), Food Pantry, Impact Scholars (foster youth) and Academic Integrity Programs.
- Executive member; University Clery Compliance Team, Emergency Management committee and Coordinated Campus Response to Sexual Violence (CCRT).
- Budget and salary line authority in excess of $6 million.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2001 to 2012 Employer: Washington State University Title: Dean of Students Department: Division of Student Affairs
Served as an executive member of the Division of Student Affairs, Equity and Diversity, responsible for student engagement, safety, success and equity goals. Responsibilities as Dean required confronting complex issues such as guns on campus, racism, alcohol abuse and the role of fraternities and sororities. The role engaged faculty, staff and community members with the goal to build a culture of accountability on a rural residential campus. Significant administrative and policy work in the areas of emergency management, fundraising, compliance and student conduct.

Primary Responsibilities
● Supervise and support the work of staff members in the Dean's office, Department of Residence Life comprising 250 staff, Center for Fraternity and Sorority Life, Academic Integrity Programs, Student Conduct and Student Assistance Programs.
● Budget line responsibilities in excess of $2.5 million.
● Advocate and ombudsman for student concerns and liaison with colleges or faculty on policy matters.
● Develop and enhance relationships with or respond to the concerns of parents, community members, social service agencies, police and alumni stakeholders.
● Develop, coordinate and execute student safety and education initiatives.
● Lead Campus Climate Network, Student Care Team (threat assessment and response to disturbed or disturbing students), respond to petitions and policy waiver requests.
● Plan and direct emergency management response for student affairs units.
● Manage short-term loan funds and tuition waivers.
● Implement and coordinate activities that support individual student welfare.
● Initiate, develop and implement policies and procedures for student critical incident response, retention strategies, withdrawal, deceased students and parent/family communications.

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Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Association for the Study of Higher Education, 2000 - Present
NASPA, Student Affairs Educators in Higher Education - 2000 -Present
Professional Appointments
Chairperson, Board of Directors, Moscow Charter School
Editorial Board, NASPA Journal

Additional Experience

Expert Witness Experience
Expert has been retained in 18 cases.
Training / Seminars
- Recognizing and Responding to Stalking and Relationship with Autism Spectrum Disorders - Boise City Police Department - four hours, April 2023
- Association of Threat Assessment Professionals (ATAP) - Threat Assessment Conference - eight hours, April 2021
- Title IX Decision Maker Certificate - Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) - 20 hours, August 2020
- Violent Crime and Active Shooter - Federal Bureau of Investigation - 20 hours, June 2019
- Threat Assessment- Idaho Association of Threat Assessment Professionals - 20 hours, June 2018
- Jeanne Clery Act Training Seminar - Clery Center-16 hours, March 2016
- Forensic Experiential Trauma Interview (FETI) - Russell Strand -16 hours, March 2016
- Clery Compliance Certification - Advanced, D. Stafford and Associates - 25 hours, January 2013
- Investigator Training, Advanced - State of Washington, Department of Enterprise Services - 16 hours, June 2010

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