Kim named interim VC for Student Affairs and Campus Life

COE alumna Jean Kim, Ed.D.1981, a student affairs administrator with more than 35 years of experience, has been named interim vice chancellor for Student Affairs and Campus Life.

Chancellor Robert C. Holub chose Kim to the fill the vacancy created by the retirement of longtime professor and campus administrator Esther Terry, who served as interim vice chancellor since 2008. During Kim’s one-year appointment, which starts July 1, a national search will be conducted for the permanent post. Kim launched her career in student affairs on the Amherst campus. Kim said she plans to apply for the permanent position.

Kim most recently served as vice chancellor for Student Affairs at UMass Dartmouth, where she oversaw 17 departments and an annual budget of $40 million. Read more…