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Art KingEmail:
Phone: 646-312-4570

Art King is the Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students at Baruch College. He first joined the College in 2014 as AVP/Dean of Students. Previously, Art was Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at San José State University (SJSU), where he also served as interim Vice President for Student Affairs. Prior to SJSU, Art served as Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs for Diversity and adjunct faculty in the College of Education at Towson University, and before that he held progressively responsible leadership positions and adjunct faculty roles at George Mason University (GMU) and Georgia Southern University (GSU).

As Vice President, Art has administrative oversight for functional areas and services that include: Athletics & Recreation, Starr Career Development Center, Counseling Center, Early Learning Center, Health Services, New Student & Family Programs, Residence Life, Student Disability Services, Student Life, and Veteran Student Services. In his role as Dean of Students, he oversees the Campus Intervention Team (CIT), community standards, and academic integrity.

A recipient of several awards for his work in enhancing the student experience and promoting inclusive excellence, Art underwent specialized management training in leading transformation and change through the Management & Leadership in Education (MLE) program at Harvard University; he completed PhD coursework in Conflict Analysis & Resolution at GMU, earned MEd and BS degrees from GSU, and received an AA from the Barbados Community College.

With over two decades of experience in higher education, Art is a member of several national organizations including NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education and ACPA – College Student Educators International, and he recently concluded a three-year term on the National Advisory Council of NCORE – National Conference on Race & Ethnicity in American Higher Education. Art has presented at numerous national and regional conventions on a variety of topics that examine emerging trends in higher education, with particular emphasis on social justice issues impacting college access and success of first-generation college students and those from under-represented groups.