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Bernard Schulz Project Manager, Covid Response Office of Campus Life

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Additional Positions at AU
Project Manager, Division of Student Affairs
Ed.D., Higher Education Administration, The George Washington University
M.P.A., Syracuse University, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs
M.Ed., Student Personnel Services, University of South Carolina
B.S., Political Science, Radford University

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Woods Brown Amphitheatre
Dr. Schulz currently serves as the Project Manager for the Division of Student Affairs at American University. His diversified background encompasses more than 25 years of experience in higher education administration at both public and private institutions including Bridgewater State University, East Carolina University, Syracuse University, Texas Tech, Presbyterian College, and the University of Maryland.  His career has included roles in residence life & housing, fraternity & sorority life, student activities, student conduct, and more recently, in Senior Student Affairs positions, including a prior tenure at AU as Special Assistant to the Vice President for Campus Life from 2000-2013. In addition to his administrative roles, Dr. Schulz served as a Teaching Assistant Professor in Political Science at East Carolina University, teaching Leadership 1000, a survey course on the theory and practice of leadership.

The governance of higher education institutions and related public policy issues continue to be the focus of his research interests. Recent scholarly presentations (e.g., AERA 2019) and in progress publications have focused on the restructuring of higher education governance in Virginia. He has contributed to Student Affairs professional publications by writing on current Higher Education policy issues and the changing conditions in supporting Fraternity/Sorority Life on college campuses. He also contributed to a chapter in New Realities in the Management of Student Affairs: Emerging Specialist Roles and Structures for Changing Times (Edited by Tull & Kuk, 2013), that addressed the Changing Roles and Responsibilities of the “Assistant To” the Vice President of Student Affairs. Dr. Schulz serves on the editorial board for the Journal of Technology and Higher Education: Emerging Practice that examines the influence technology has on the college and university environment for students, student affairs professionals, faculty, and the campus community at large. The compendium seeks to provide high-quality articles on research and practice in a manner that is sensitive to the ever-changing nature of technology in higher education.