Green Bay, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay announced last week that Corey King, Ed.D. will be joining the University as its new vice chancellor for Inclusivity and Student Affairs effective Sept. 21, 2020. He brings more than 27 years of higher education experience in student affairs, student services, and enrollment management to the University, and is recognized by regional and national student affairs associations for his work as a student affairs leader.
King is currently vice president for Enrollment Management & Student Financial Services at Bethune-Cookman University. He was previously vice president for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management at Florida Atlantic University.
“I could not be more excited that Dr. King has agreed to join us at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay,” said Chancellor Michael Alexander. “His energy, passion, and skill are undeniable. He brings a wealth of experience that will help our campus improve our inclusionary practices and our work in Student Affairs. I am thrilled to have his expertise on our Cabinet and know he will have a tremendous impact on the student experience at UW-Green Bay.”
Throughout his career, King has been a champion of diversity and inclusion through his leadership in establishing an Urban Male Institute focused on the recruitment, retention, and graduation of urban males and a First-Generation Student Success Center geared toward providing support services and scholarships to the upward social mobility of first- generation students.
In addition, as an associate graduate faculty member, he taught graduate courses focused on student affairs leadership, contemporary and diversity issues, and comparative internationalization in higher education. He has also taught at the undergraduate level through the first-year seminar.
“I am excited to join the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay community during these unprecedented times in our nation and the world,” King shared in his acceptance of this role. “The opportunities to ensure the inclusivity of the University is paramount. I look forward to working with Chancellor Alexander and all stakeholders, especially students as we strive toward excellence in diversity and inclusion.”
King received a Bachelor’s Degree in Curriculum & Instruction and a Master’s Degree in Higher Education Administration/Student Affairs from Florida State University. He received his Doctorate in Educational Administration & Leadership from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is a comprehensive public institution offering undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs to more than 8,700 students with campus locations in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc and Sheboygan. Established in 1965 on the border of Green Bay, the University and its campuses are centers of cultural enrichment, innovation and learning. The Green Bay campus is home to one of the Midwest’s most prolific performing arts centers, a nationally recognized 4,000-seat student recreation center, D-I athletics, an award-winning nine-hole golf course and a five-mile recreational trail and arboretum, which is free and open to the public. This four-campus University transforms lives and communities through student-focused teaching and research, innovative learning opportunities, powerful connections and a problem-solving approach to education. UW-Green Bay’s main campus is centrally located, close to both the Door County resort area and the dynamic economies of Northeast Wisconsin, the Fox Valley region and the I-43 corridor. UW-Green Bay offers in-demand programs in science, engineering and technology; business; health, education and social welfare; and arts, humanities and social sciences. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.