Kevin Bailey is a highly regarded educator who began his 27-year career in student affairs at UNC Charlotte. Currently, he serves as vice president for student affairs at the University of West Florida, where he also is an associate professor in the Department of Research and Advanced Studies.
Additionally, Bailey has held administrative and teaching positions at Tulane University, Millersville University, Bowling Green State University and Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He has served on multiple committees and has received numerous awards and recognitions for his contributions to those institutions. On the national level, Bailey has held leadership posts in the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA), ACPA-College Student Educators International and the Association for Student Conduct Administrators (ASCA). He is chair for the 100th anniversary NASPA conference being held in Philadelphia next year.
Bailey obtained his Doctor of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration from Bowling Green State University. He also holds a Master of Arts in Student Affairs in Higher Education and a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems.