Matt Couch, PhD

  • Title: Associate Dean of Students and Senior Director, Student Activities and Orientation
  • Phone: 614-688-5460
  • Email: couch.28@osu.edu

Matt, in his role as Associate Dean of Students and Senior Director, Student Activities and Orientation, serves on the executive leadership team for the Office of Student Life.  Matt oversees student involvement initiatives, Social Entrepreneurship program, sororities and fraternities, student philanthropy, diversity and inclusion initiatives, Ohio Union events, graduate programming and Student Life's portion of new student orientation. Matt earned bachelor's degrees in psychology and linguistics from the College of William & Mary and both an MA and a PhD in higher education and student affairs from Ohio State. He has worked in Student Life at Ohio State since 1997.