BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - LSU announced Jeremiah Shinn as the university’s new vice president for student affairs. Shinn currently serves as associate vice president in the Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management at Boise State University.
Shinn will be responsible for leading the university’s efforts to increase student engagement and success.
“Dr. Shinn has broad knowledge and understanding of all aspects of student affairs, and we look forward to leveraging his expertise to enhance the LSU experience for our students,” said LSU President F. King Alexander.
Shinn will directly report to the executive vice president and provost and provide clear leadership over student affairs.
Shinn brings more than 19 years of professional experience in higher education in the areas of Greek Affairs, Student Leadership Development, Civic Engagement Programs, Student Government, Residential Life, Campus Recreation, Career Services and New Student Programs. Shinn served as assistant dean of students, associate director of student activities, director of student involvement and leadership center, associate vice president for student affairs and assistant vice president for student life.
“I’m thankful for the opportunity to join an institution that is drawing from the richness of its history to grow and evolve in service to its community, its state and the world,” Shinn said. “I look forward to serving LSU students alongside such a talented and committed team.”
Shinn is expected to begin as LSU vice president for student affairs no later than July 1, pending approval by the LSU Board of Supervisors.