Gannon University Announces Executive Director of Retention and Success
Posted: November 16, 2015
Gannon University announced the appointment of Kimberly A.
Harvey to the newly created position of executive director of
retention and student success.
In this capacity, she will lead the implementation of the
University's retention plan and oversee the coordinated efforts of
the University community to increase the retention and success of
students at Gannon's campuses in Erie, Pennsylvania and Ruskin,
She comes to Gannon University from the State University of New
York-College at Geneseo where she had been Director of New Student
Programs since 2011. Prior to that position, she had served SUNY
Geneseo as assistant director of residence life and coordinator of
residential education. She also held positions in the student life
offices at the State University of New York at Buffalo and Canisius
Harvey's work with bystander intervention programs and transfer
student initiatives has been recognized at both the regional and
Harvey received her Bachelor in Science degree in mathematics
from the State University of New York at Fredonia, her Master of
Science degree in college student personnel administration from
Canisius College and expects to receive a Doctorate of Education in
educational leadership from the Warner School of Education at the
University of Rochester, New York in May.
She is a member of the Association of College Unions
International, New York Leadership Educators Consortium, American
Personnel College Association, National Orientation Directors
Association and the College Student Personnel Association of New York State.