Dean of Students


Our mission is to care for, support and engage students in their experience at Ohio State.


We will be a national leader in fostering a culture of careengaged community and success for all students at The Ohio State University.

Guiding Values and Beliefs

  • Compassionate Care: We believe in supporting every student with care, compassion and empathy.
  • Equity and Justice: We believe in helping remove barriers and inequities for student success.
  • Leadership and Service: We believe in serving and sharing leadership with and alongside students.
  • Involvement and Engagement: We believe in the transformational impact of student involvement and engagement.

About Dr. Danny Glassmann

Dr. Danny Glassmann 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. 

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

A first-generation college student, Dr. Glassmann 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. He came to Ohio State after being Associate Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students at San Francisco State University.

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