Share Share via TwitterShare via FacebookShare via LinkedInShare via E-mail Published: May 16, 2000 Chancellor Richard Byyny has appointed Ronald J. Stump to the position of vice chancellor for student affairs at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He will assume the position June 12, pending approval by the CU Board of Regents on June 9. Stump has held the position on an interim basis for the past year and was one of four finalists to interview with campus constituents last month. He also served as associate vice chancellor and dean of students at CU-Boulder for three years prior to his interim appointment. The proposed salary will be $130,000. “I am very pleased to have someone with Dr. Stumps qualifications and experience in this role,” said Byyny. “He has proven himself many times over as dean of students and in his interim role. “Ron is especially known and respected for his involvement in diversity initiatives on campus and I am confident that he will continue to provide the necessary leadership to enhance the recruitment and retention of a diverse student body at CU-Boulder.” Stump earned his doctorate in higher education administration from Michigan State University. He served as associate dean of students at the University of Virginia for 11 years before coming to CU-Boulder in 1996. The vice chancellor for student affairs is responsible for the development, implementation and oversight of programs and services intended to support the intellectual and personal development of students and to build a sense of community on the campus.The division of student affairs includes housing, career services, counseling, judicial affairs and the Cultural Unity Center and co-manages several departments with the University of Colorado Student Union, including Recreation Services, Wardenburg Health Center, the University Memorial Center, Women’s Resource Center, Victim Assistance and the student organization finance office.As vice chancellor for student affairs, Stump will focus on implementing the student development model across campus, developing more partnerships with faculty, assisting with diversity and leadership development, building community efforts, alcohol abuse prevention and the implementation of a proposed Honor Code for students. Stump has conducted classes and workshops at a variety of universities and agencies on male gender issues, goal-setting, planning, group cohesion, values-clarification, student group advising, problem solving and the relationship of student organizations with universities. He has served on several advisory boards and councils, and is the recipient of numerous honors and awards from academic and student organizations.