Kimberly Scott


Kimberly Scott

Vice Chancellor

Student Affairs




MacLean Campus Center 223


Ohio UniversityPhD of Philosophy, Higher Education & Counseling
The University of AkronMasters of Arts in Educational Administration
Ashland UniversityBachelor of Arts, Sociology & Philosophy


Research awards

  • $ 186,281 awarded by MA Department of Higher Education for Mental Health

Dr. Kimberly M. Scott became UMass Dartmouth’s new Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs on January 10, 2022. Throughout her career, Dr. Scott has demonstrated a student-centered, collaborative and data-driven approach to enhancing the student experience, always cultivating strong relationships with the student body and creating a supportive and energizing team environment for her staff.

Prior to UMass Dartmouth, Dr. Scott served as Vice President for Student Affairs at the renowned Tuskegee University, a private, historically Black and culturally inclusive university in Tuskegee, Alabama. Here at UMass Dartmouth, she leads the student affairs division as the university strives to enliven the student experience, better respond to the needs of today’s students and foster a campus climate where all students can live, learn and thrive.

Prior to her tenure at Tuskegee, Dr. Scott served as the Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management & Student Affairs at Southern University and A&M College in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; as the Vice President and Dean of Students at Allegheny College in Meadville, Pennsylvania; as the Dean of Students at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia; and as Associate Dean of Students at Capital University in Columbus, Ohio.