BOONE, N.C.—Following a national search, Dr. Jonathon Hyde has been named associate vice chancellor and dean of students for Appalachian State University. Hyde most recently served as director of residential life and education at Louisiana State University (LSU), where he also held the position of interim associate dean of students and director of student advocacy and accountability.
Prior to his work at LSU, Hyde served as assistant director for residential education at the University of Southern California (USC) and in multiple roles within residence life at Cornell University.
“Dr. Hyde has over 20 years of significant expertise and experience in emergency and crisis response, budget management, collaboration and supervision,” said Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs J.J. Brown. “Dr. Hyde’s professional experiences at LSU, USC and Cornell, along with his engagement with professional organizations, publications and presentations relative to student and campus issues, will bring depth and breadth to our campus community. We look forward to Jonathon and his family joining the Appalachian Community in a few weeks.”
Hyde will report to the vice chancellor for student affairs and provide direct leadership, administration and general oversight for the Office of the Dean of Students, the Counseling and Psychological Services Center for students, Parent and Family Services, the Student Legal Clinic and Off-Campus Student Services, Student Conduct, Student Health Services and the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services.
Hyde holds a doctorate in educational leadership from USC. He also earned Master of Science degrees in higher education and criminology and criminal justice, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology and criminal justice from Florida State University.
About the Division of Student Affairs
The Division of Student Affairs at Appalachian State University is committed to the development of lifelong learners and leaders by engaging and challenging students within a culture of care and inclusion. The division consists of 14 units that offer activities and services to help students develop more fully by becoming global learners, fostering healthy relationships, appreciating diversity and different perspectives, understanding community responsibility, enhancing self-awareness, developing autonomy and living ethically. These units include the Career Development Center, Wellness and Prevention Services, Counseling and Psychological Services, Health Services, Parent and Family Services, University Housing, Student Engagement and Leadership, Student Conduct, University Recreation, Multicultural Student Development, Student Legal Clinic and Off Campus Student Services, Electronic Student Services, Child Development Center, and Staff Development and Strategic Initiatives.
About Appalachian State University
Appalachian State University, in North Carolina’s Blue Ridge Mountains, prepares students to lead purposeful lives as global citizens who understand and engage their responsibilities in creating a sustainable future for all. The transformational Appalachian experience promotes a spirit of inclusion that brings people together in inspiring ways to acquire and create knowledge, to grow holistically, to act with passion and determination, and embrace diversity and difference. As one of 17 campuses in the University of North Carolina system, Appalachian enrolls about 19,000 students, has a low student-to-faculty ratio and offers more than 150 undergraduate and graduate majors.