BOONE, N.C.—Following a national search, Dr. Jonathon Hyde has been named associate vice chancellor and dean of students for Appalachian State University. Hyde most recently served as director of residential life and education at Louisiana State University (LSU), where he also held the position of interim associate dean of students and director of student advocacy and accountability.
Prior to his work at LSU, Hyde served as assistant director for residential education at the University of Southern California (USC) and in multiple roles within residence life at Cornell University.
“Dr. Hyde has over 20 years of significant expertise and experience in emergency and crisis response, budget management, collaboration and supervision,” said Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs J.J. Brown. “Dr. Hyde’s professional experiences at LSU, USC and Cornell, along with his engagement with professional organizations, publications and presentations relative to student and campus issues, will bring depth and breadth to our campus community. We look forward to Jonathon and his family joining the Appalachian Community in a few weeks.”
Hyde will report to the vice chancellor for student affairs and provide direct leadership, administration and general oversight for the Office of the Dean of Students, the Counseling and Psychological Services Center for students, Parent and Family Services, the Student Legal Clinic and Off-Campus Student Services, Student Conduct, Student Health Services and the Department of Wellness and Prevention Services.
Hyde holds a doctorate in educational leadership from USC. He also earned Master of Science degrees in higher education and criminology and criminal justice, as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in criminology and criminal justice from Florida State University.