Lou Stark

Vice President
Division of Student Affairs

I have served as Vice President for Student Affairs at Case Western Reserve University since July 2013. Prior to arriving at CWRU, I served as Vice President for Student Affairs at Coe College for 16 years. I have also served as Vice President for Student Life at Central College prior to that, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at Tulane University as well as a variety of other Student Affairs positions in residence life, Greek affairs, academic advising and admissions.

I received an M.S. in Education in Counseling from Hofstra University, a B.S. in Psychology from Davis and Elkins College and did additional graduate work in higher education administration at Drake University and the University of New Orleans. I also received a certificate in management from the A.B. Freeman School of Business at Tulane.

I was past President and a former Board member of the Iowa Student Personnel Association. I served on the Board for the National Academy for Leadership and Executive Effectiveness, and have served on the Board of Trustees at Davis and Elkins College from 1988 to 1995. I served on the NCAA Division III Management Council and served on the President's Council/Management Council Joint Legislative Steering Committee, the Strategic Planning and Finance Committee, and the Convention-Planning Subcommittee.

I have served as a consultant for Trio Training programs and as a consultant to colleges and universities evaluating student affairs programs, risk management, Greek affairs, and the roles of college student affairs dean.

My wife, Ann works for DS Benefits Group and my daughter Liz will be starting law school. Will, my son is a senior at Weatherhead School of Management.