Marlesa Roney, PhD

Year Inducted


Career Field

Higher Education Administration


  • Vice Provost for Student Success at the University of Kansas, responsible for 20 departments and offices
  • Former Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Akron
  • Former Senior Project Officer for the Lilly Endowment Retention Initiatives and Registrar at Purdue University
  • Restructured Student Services and added academic services to create new Office of Student Success
  • Initiated creation of the Priority Groups process to address a range of academic, faculty, recruitment, and diversity issues