College Student Affairs Leadership
Donald Mitchell, Jr., Ph.D.
Donald Mitchell, Jr. Ph.D.
Dr. Mitchell joined the faculty in the Fall of 2012. He received his Ph.D. in educational policy and administration with a concentration in higher education from University of Minnesota – Twin Cities in February 2012. Prior to coming GVSU, he was Graduate Recruitment and Retention Specialist at the University of Rochester. Prior to that, he was an Instructor of Educational Leadership and Pre-Doctoral Fellow at Minnesota State University, Mankato. He received a M.S. in educational leadership from Minnesota State University, Mankato and a B.S. in chemistry from Shaw University, the oldest historically Black university in the South. Dr. Mitchell teaches theories of college student development, the American college student, organization and administration of higher education, higher education and student affairs functions, as well as serves as a master’s thesis/project adviser. His research interests include Black Greek-lettered organizations, race and gender in higher education, and qualitative research methods.
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