Virginia Tech names VP for student affairs
Frank Shushok Jr. will officially begin April 10.
Frank Shushok Jr. has been named vice president for student affairs at Virginia Tech, the university announced Monday, and will officially begin on April 10.
He has been the interim vice president since October, overseeing more than 3,000 faculty, staff and student employees in 20 departments. Student affairs also oversees dining and residential life, student organizations, counseling, health and well-being, international student services, student conduct and learning partnerships.
Shushok has been with Virginia Tech since 2009, previously as senior associate vice president for student affairs. He is also an associate professor in the higher education graduate program at Tech’s College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences. Before Tech, he was the dean of student learning and engagement at Baylor University in Waco, Texas.
He was also executive editor of About Campus, a national higher education publication, and was named a fellow of the American Council on Education in 2017. Shushok also received the Research and Publication Award from the Association of College and University Housing Officers.
Shushok received his bachelor’s degree from Baylor, his master’s degree from Ohio State and his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland.