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Curtis W. Hoover joins Macaulay as Interim Associate Dean for Student Services and Engagement

Macaulay is pleased to welcome Curtis W. Hoover as the college’s Interim Associate Dean for Student Services and Engagement. Hoover brings over twenty-five years of distinguished experience in higher education management and a reputation for strategic vision and dedication to student-centered practices.

“Curtis’s professional and academic path reflects the ethos of Macaulay, exemplifying curiosity, excellence, and innovation,” said Dean Dara Byrne, PhD.

CurtisWHooverA seasoned leader, Hoover has held pivotal roles in various institutions, including his recent tenure as Vice President of Student Affairs at LIM College in New York City, and as Director of Student Affairs at Penn State Mont Alto. In these capacities, he spearheaded transformative initiatives, enhancing student engagement across campuses. Notably, he championed the establishment of the Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Center at LIM College, underscoring his commitment to inclusive learning environments.

Hoover earned his MEd in Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and a BA in English/Writing from High Point University.

“Supporting student development and success is one of the most gratifying features of my career,” remarked Hoover.  “And I look forward to actively working with the honors students at Macaulay.”

At Macaulay, Hoover will oversee a comprehensive portfolio including student development, career services, scholarships, wellness programs, and special programming. He’ll be a key member of the Dean’s senior leadership team, leveraging his expertise in strategic planning, data-driven decision-making, and talent development to drive initiatives that empower students to thrive academically, professionally, and personally.

Hoover is a distinguished member of professional associations such as NASPA and ACPA.