Timothy Quinnan looks forward to helping UT Arlington become renowned for student engagement and success. He begins leading the way this fall as the new vice president for student affairs.
Most recently Dr. Quinnan was associate vice president for campus life at San Diego State University. He previously held leadership positions in student affairs at the University of Michigan, the University of Cincinnati, and Florida State University.
“Dr. Quinnan has built an impressive career as a student affairs professional, educator, global thinker, and sought-after expert on student development issues at some of the nation’s leading institutions of higher education,” UTA President Vistasp Karbhari says. “His commitment to individual student success, student life, diversity, and excellence in leadership will help guide our University to new heights at a time when we are ready to soar.”
Quinnan earned his bachelor’s degree in literature and a master’s degree in college student personnel from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He received his doctorate in higher education administration from the Union Institute & University in Cincinnati.
He has published two books, Generations Lost in 2002 and Adult Students at Risk in 1997, and written articles in national publications and peer-reviewed journals, including Academic Leadership, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Journal of College and Character, and Black Issues in Higher Education.