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Upcoming Lecture:

Engagement and Employability: Integrating Transferable Skills into the
Complete College Experience

Dr. Adam Peck

Assistant Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs, Stephen F. Austin State University

Friday, April 14th, 2017
10:00 a.m.
Forum Hall, K-State Student Union
Manhattan, Kansas


Dr. Adam Peck

Dr. Adam Peck

Dr. Adam Peck has served as Assistant Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas since 2008 and has been a student affairs practitioner for more than 20 years. He is the author of more than twenty scholarly articles, five book chapters and has presented more than 100 national and international webinars. He served as editor and co-author of the forthcoming book, “Engagement & Employability: Integrating Career Learning Through Co-curricular Experiences in Postsecondary Education” (NASPA Press, March 2017).

Dr. Peck is a frequent presenter at national conferences and speaks regularly at colleges and universities around the country about topics as varied as infusing High-Impact Experiences into the co-curriculum, co-curricular mapping, critical thinking, creativity, school spirit and assessment of student learning. He has held numerous leadership positions in professional associations. He currently serves as State Director of Texas for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) and as Past President for the Texas Association of College Personnel Administrators (TACUSPA). He has previously served as Chair of the Texas Deans of Students Association.

Prior to serving in his current role, Dr. Peck served as Director of Student Life at Saint Louis University, Senior Student Affairs Administrator for the Texas Union at The University of Texas at Austin and as Director of Student Activities at McKendree College (now McKendree University). He earned a Bachelor of Arts in Theater from Lewis University, a Master of Arts in Speech Communication from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Administration from The University of Texas at Austin.