Dr. Danny Glassmann to join Office of Student Life Team

February 4, 2021

The Office of Student Life is pleased to announce that Dr. Danny Glassmann has accepted the role of Dean of Students and Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Support. He will join us on March 29.

Dr. Glassmann, currently the Associate Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students at San Francisco State University, is an experienced, student-centered student affairs leader with deep background and expertise in creating and assessing strategies and programs that advance student learning, success and engagement. A trademark of his leadership approach is to offer support and accessibility to all, while creating meaningful relationships and customized experiences on an individual and group level. Dr. Glassmann has a strong track record of advancing inclusive communities, cultures and environments across campuses, and is known for his dedication to collaboration, staff and student development, advocacy and social justice. Dr. Glassmann is a scholar, educator and practitioner who offers expertise and proven advancements in the areas of mentorship, leadership, diversity and crisis and emergency support and response.

Dr. Glassmann has Midwestern roots, having been born in Saint Louis, Missouri, but grew up in Northeast Arkansas and earned two degrees from the University of Central Arkansas, a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and a Master of Science in College Student Personnel Services and Administration. He earned a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Counseling and Student Personnel Services from the University of Georgia.

As the Dean of Students and Associate Vice President for Student Engagement and Support, Dr. Glassmann will support the Ohio Union, Parent and Family Relations, the Student Advocacy Center, Student Conduct, Student Activities, Leadership and Service and Orientation and Sorority and Fraternity Life. Dr. Glassmann’s portfolio will also include focusing on collaboration with Ohio State’s regional campuses and strategic initiatives that will advance the student experience.