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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Office of the Dean of Students



  • Existence: 1970

Historical Note

In 1923, a Dean of Students was appointed by the Board of Visitors. However, this position was dissolved in 1924 and its duties transferred to the Dean of the College. Then in 1939, a Civilian Student Advisor was appointed. A Director of Student Affairs was appointed in 1945. From 1952-58, the position was called Director of Students and Coordinator of Student Activities. The position became Director of Student Affairs and Dean of Students in 1963. On 1 September 1968, the position of Vice-President for Student Affairs was established.