Vice President for Student Affairs Search
Two finalists invited to on-campus interviews
Two finalists for the position of vice president for student affairs have been invited to the University of North Dakota for on-campus visits the week of August 29. The new vice president will replace Beth Hellwig, who has held the position in an interim role since October 2021.
A schedule of interview dates and times for the candidates is available.
Dr. Lyn Redington has worked in higher education for over 30 years, from her first role as an undergraduate resident assistant to serving as a leader of student affairs divisions. Redington has dedicated her career to understanding students’ “why” in order to create campus environments, systems and programs that provide and promote a strong sense of belonging and community, equitable access to support and resources, transformative learning experiences, meaningful relationships and student success.
Redington’s passion for empowering students and changing lives has guided her throughout positions of leadership of departments at multiple institutions. She has extensive experience providing oversight to a wide variety of student-serving offices, including TRIO, Dean of Students, Housing and Dining, Counseling, Disability Services, Student Engagement and Leadership, Enrollment Management, Academic Advising, Equity and Inclusion, Auxiliary Services, Student Care and Assistance and Health and Wellness. Redington continues to influence the legacy of higher education as an adjunct professor for emerging practitioners and scholars in student affairs and higher education programs and as a trainer with special focus on student success, leadership, engaging student communities of support and culture and change management.
Outside of work, she enjoys reading mystery novels (although she does tend to skip to the end to confirm it has a happy ending) and is always looking for a recommendation for a new great read.
Redington holds a Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Master of Science in Professional Studies in Higher Education, and a Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from Iowa State University.
Dr. Art R. Malloy serves as the associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of students at University of North Carolina at Pembroke where he has served since 2019. With more than 25 years of higher education experience, Malloy is both a student affairs and student success practitioner who has focused on building programs that promote leadership development and student success.
He has held leadership positions at the Savannah College of Art and Design in Atlanta, Georgia, where he served as dean of student success, and Winston-Salem State University, where he served as associate vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of students. He has also held leadership roles at Winston-Salem State University, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Wittenberg University, Ohio State University and North Carolina State University.
Malloy is a diversity and inclusion strategist and was appointed by the chancellor at UNC Pembroke serve as co-chair for the Inclusion and Diversity Council to drive institutional efforts to promote a welcoming environment for all students, faculty and staff. He has received numerous awards for meritorious service throughout his career. Malloy was inducted into Alpha Epsilon Rho Honor Society for Electronic Media, Alpha Sigma Lambda Honor Society for Adult Learners and Golden Key International Honor Society.
His research interests include college choice and the sense of belonging, moral development of college students and the impact of inclusion and diversity efforts on professionalism and career readiness of college students.