Charles Schroeder, PhD

Senior Associate Consultant

Noel-Levitz associate consultant Charles SchroederAs a senior associate consultant for Ruffalo Noel Levitz, Dr. Charles Schroeder offers more than three decades of experience as an administrator, writer, and consultant on student affairs and the student experience. Dr. Schroeder has consulted with more than 100 institutions throughout North America.

Previous campus experience

Dr. Schroeder has provided 37 years of higher education service, primarily in student affairs. During the past two decades, he served as chief student affairs officer at the University of Missouri–Columbia, Mercer University (GA), St. Louis University (MO), and Georgia Institute of Technology and North Georgia College and State University (as interim). At Missouri, Dr. Schroeder was a professor of higher education as well.

Publications, associations, and education

A prolific writer and editor, Dr. Schroeder has published more than 75 books and articles on higher education. Among his many publications, he edited (with Phyllis Mable) Realizing the Educational Potential of Residence Halls (1994), co-authored Achieving and Sustaining Institutional Excellence for the First Year of College (2005), and was a contributor to Student Success in College: Creating Conditions That Matter (2005). He is founder and first executive editor of the bi-monthly About Campus: Enriching the Student Learning Experience. In 1995, he served as the guest editor for a special edition of the Journal of College Student Development that focused on student learning.

Dr. Schroeder served two terms as president of the American College Personnel Association (ACPA). In recognition of his contributions to higher education, the ACPA awarded him the Esther Lloyd-Jones Professional Service Award and the Contribution to Knowledge Award.

He has provided over 200 presentations and workshops at various regional, national and international conferences. In addition, he has consulted with more than 100 colleges, universities and agencies in the United States, Canada, and Jamaica.

Dr. Schroeder received his doctorate in education from Oregon State University. 

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