Brent Robinson

Dean of Student Academic Success

Dr. Robinson brings with him over ten years of student-centered advocacy and higher education administrative experience. Most recently, he served as the Assistant Dean for Academic Student Support Services within University College at Kent State University.  During this time, he oversaw the Academic Success Center, Career Exploration and Development, and the Office of Experiential Education and Civic Engagement.  Some of his key accomplishments included helping to lead the Academic Success Center to national prominence as the 2016 Frank L. Christ Outstanding Learning Center through the National College Learning Center Association, serving as the Principal Investigator for the 2015-2020 TRIO Student Support Services grant competition through the Department of Education which yielded $2.2 million in funding, and, most recently, leading the development of innovative student programming around the university’s Discovering Purpose initiative.  Dr. Robinson has earned a bachelor’s degree in the areas of Psychology and Philosophy from Miami University, a master’s degree in Theological Studies from United Theological Seminary, and a doctorate in Religion from Claremont Graduate University.