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Saint Louis University

Founded in 1818, Saint Louis University is a Catholic Jesuit institution that values academic excellence, life-changing research, compassionate health care, and a strong commitment to faith and service.

Dr. Kent PorterfieldDr. Kent Porterfield

Vice President Porterfield leads the Division of Student Development, comprised of 157 full-time and 35 part-time staff members across a host of departments, including Billiken Athletics, campus ministry, the Center for Service and Community Engagement, the Cross Cultural Center, and the Student Success Center, to name a few. Porterfield was delighted to learn that Saint Louis University is among this year’s awardees. He shared, “Collectively, we are working hard to be a high achieving, diverse, and inclusive student affairs division. We strive to be exemplars in student affairs practice. We are proud that our commitment to excellence and our efforts to make Saint Louis University a great place to work in student affairs is being recognized.”

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