NCCU names vice chancellor for student affairs

Posted May 16, 2008 6:58 a.m. EDT
Updated May 16, 2008 10:21 a.m. EDT

— Kevin Rome has been appointed vice chancellor for student affairs at North Carolina Central University, effective May 19, school officials announced.

He will report directly to Chancellor Charlie Nelms and oversee admissions, financial aid, student support services, student organizations, residential life, student activities, student health and counseling services and campus ministry.

Rome’s experience includes nearly 20 years in higher education administration. Most recently, he served as vice president of student services at Morehouse College in Atlanta.

Prior to that, he was vice president for student life at Clayton State University in Georgia. Rome also has been assistant vice chancellor for student life and diversity at Indiana University-Perdue University Indianapolis.

He held two positions at the University of Texas: as assistant dean of students for new student services and assistant dean of students for campus and community involvement.

Rome also spent five years in the office of residential life at California Polytechnic State University at San Luis Obispo and two years at the University of Georgia in the Office of Housing and Residential Life, the Office of Greek Life, and the Office of Financial Aid.

Rome is a member of numerous professional associations, including the Association of College Personnel  Administrators, the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., and Kappa Delta Pi honor society.

A native of Columbus, Ga., Rome earned a bachelor’s degree in English from Morehouse College and an M.Ed. in college student personnel from the University of Georgia. He earned a doctorate in higher education administration with a minor in social work from the University of Texas at Austin.