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EMU Names Associate Vice President For Student Affairs

May 6, 2014

Eastern Michigan University has a new Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.

Credit northern.edu

Phillips comes to EMU from Northern State University in Aberdeen, South Dakota, where he serves in a similar capacity. 

EMU spokesperson Geoff Larcom says Phillips comes to Eastern with a wealth of experience in helping students succeed. That includes helping with housing, academic advising and times of crisis.  

Phillips' responsibilities also include improving student retention, development and well-being, and student engagement with the university.

Dr. Calvin Phillips' appointment is effective June 16th, pending approval by the EMU Board of Regents.