From the Desk of the VP

Calvin D. Phillips, D. Ed. is the vice president for student affairs and dean of students! We are excited to have his leadership and management of several offices that plan and administer non-academic and co-curricular aspects of the student experience.

This holds messages Dr. Phillips has sent to students at the University of Minnesota as well as systemwide.

Calvin D. Phillips, D. Ed., Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Calvin D. Phillips, D. Ed. provides leadership for 20 units to advance student success, promote an inclusive environment and enrich the campus community. 

Prior to his current role, he served as Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Eastern Michigan University. At EMU, Dr. Phillips had leadership responsibility for housing and residence life; student well-being; new student orientation and campus life; student conduct; international student services; diversity and community involvement; and, the Children’s Institute.

Dr. Phillips earned a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education Social Studies from Oklahoma State University. He earned a Master of Arts in Student Personnel from Slippery Rock University and a Doctorate of Education in Administration and Leadership Studies from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. 

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