Alex Vasquez, Dean of Students at Amherst College since 2014, will join K&A as Senior consultant on October 1, 2017. Mr. Vasquez, who is completing his Ph.D. at Boston College*, has a wide range of experience in his 20-year career in higher education. Alex has broad experience in student affairs and academic affairs, and has worked in cross-divisional roles to help create a more seamless student experience. He spent 13 years at Wheaton College in Massachusetts in various positions, which spanned in responsibility from academic advising and undergraduate retention, institutional diversity, strategic planning and student leadership development. His passion and expansive knowledge around these issues, as well as organizational leadership, provide a strong foundation for the exceptional work he will do with our clients. We look forward to working with him this Fall.

*Ph.D. expected October 2017, titled “Shaping Strategy: An Institutional Analysis of Decision Making in the Middle Tier.”