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June 27, 1997

Hill named student affairs VP

Thomas L. Hill, dean for student services, University of Florida, Gainesville, has been named vice president for student affairs. Hill will assume the position on Aug. 1.

He succeeds Thomas Thielen, who retired last December. Dan Robinson, professor of professional studies in the College of Education, has served as interim vice president for student affairs.

"Thomas Hill has an excellent record of experience as administrator, counselor and educator," said President Martin Jischke. "He is dedicated to student success and will bring that dedication to the service of Iowa State's diverse student population. I am extremely pleased that he has agreed to join Iowa State as vice president for student affairs."

Hill has been dean for student services at the University of Florida since 1993. He also served as assistant athletic director for student life at the University of Oklahoma, Norman; assistant athletic director for student life at Tulane University, New Orleans; coordinator of University College at Arkansas State University, Jonesboro; and assistant academic adviser, athletic department, at the University of Florida.

Hill has written on issues related to student affairs, including student-athlete development and white racial identity attitudes.

He received a Ph.D. in counselor education from the University of Florida in 1985; an M.S. in counselor education from C.W. Post-Long Island University, New York, in 1976; and a B.S.E. in physical education from Arkansas State University in 1972.

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