Ann Marie Klotz, Ph.D

Dr. Ann Marie Klotz is the incoming Vice President of Student Affairs at Radford University. Previously, she served as the Dean of Students on the Manhattan campus of the New York Institute of Technology.  Her career includes 14 years in Housing and Residence Life at Oregon State University, DePaul University, Ball State University and Albion College.  She earned her B.A. from Grand Valley State University (Political Science) and M.A.’s from Michigan State University (Student Affairs) and DePaul University (Women and Gender Studies) respectively.  She earned her doctorate from DePaul University where she studied the career trajectory and leadership styles of ten female university presidents.  

As a first-generation college student from Detroit, MI she is passionate about helping under-served students find personal and professional success through education. She is a frequent speaker, keynote, consultant, and trainer for universities and corporations on areas of leadership and development.  

She has served in multiple regional and national roles for the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), most notably with the Women in Student Affairs Knowledge Community. She is the recent recipient of the NASPA Region II Scott Goodnight Award for Outstanding Performance as a Dean. Personal and research interests include women’s career development, professional staff recruitment, developing on-line communities, personal branding, and first generation college students.  She can usually be found running in Central Park or running in high heels to work in NYC. 

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