Gwendolyn Dungy

Gwendolyn Dungy

Senior Fellow, Office of Diversity, Equity, and Student Success, AAC&U

Gwendolyn Jordan Dungy served as executive director of NASPA-Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education from 1995-2012. In this role she was a spokesperson and national advocate for students and student affairs in higher education.  

Before joining NASPA, Dr. Dungy was associate director of the Curriculum and Faculty Development Network and coordinator of the National Diversity Network at the Association of American Colleges & Universities. Previously, she was a senior administrator at the County College of Morris (NJ), Montgomery College (MD), and Catonsville Community College (MD), and a counseling faculty member at St. Louis Community College (MO).

She has extensive experience speaking, writing, and consulting nationally and internationally in areas that include collaboration between academic and student affairs, essential competencies for student affairs professionals and students graduating from college, assessment of student learning outcomes, high impact practices for student learning, new student populations such as first-generation students and veterans, civic learning and democratic engagement, multicultural student involvement and inclusion, leadership, and innovations in higher education.

Dr. Dungy serves on a number of boards and is licensed as a psychologist, nationally certified counselor and career counselor.