Kathleen G. Kerr

Vice President for Student Affairs

State University of New York at Oswego
Kathleen G. Kerr

Kathleen G. Kerr serves as the vice president for student affairs at the State University of New York at Oswego (SUNY Oswego). In that role she partners with students, faculty, and staff to champion the student experience by advocating for and offering programs, services, and initiatives that ensure student success.

Prior to arriving at SUNY Oswego, Kerr worked for more than 30 years at the University of Delaware holding various positions. Kerr is nationally known as a leader in student affairs, having served as the president of ACPA, an association for student affairs educators; and for her role developing the Curricular Approach, used internationally to advance college student learning outside the classroom. She has offered numerous presentations and is a published author on the topic, as well as on strategic planning, organizational development, and group dynamics.

Kerr attended Indiana University Bloomington, where she received her B.A. in psychology and her M.S. in college student personnel administration. She earned her Ed.D. in educational leadership from the University of Delaware.