Alicia D. Caudill

Executive Vice President for Student Affairs

Alicia D. Caudill

Office Address
Stern Student Center
3rd Floor
71 George Street
Charleston, SC 29424

Phone: 843.953.5522

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Alicia D. Caudill is the executive vice president for student affairs at the College of Charleston. She began this position in July 2015.

In this role, Caudill provides leadership to the Division of Student Affairs, made up of the Office of the Dean of Students, Residence Life, Counseling and Substance Abuse Services, the Career Center, the Collegiate Recovery Program, the Higdon Student Leadership Center, Victim Services, Upward Bound and Pre-College Programs, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Disability Services, Student Life, Student Health Services, Campus Recreation Services, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, and the Center for Civic Engagement.

Caudill also holds an adjunct faculty appointment at the College of Charleston, The Citadel and the University of Georgia.

Caudill holds a bachelor’s degree in public relations from Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio; a master’s degree in student personnel services from the University of South Carolina; and a doctorate in college student affairs administration from the University of Georgia. Her research interests include families of college students and women in higher education.

Prior to joining the College, Caudill worked for the University System of Georgia for 13 years, serving as the associate vice president for student life at the University of West Georgia and the dean of students at Gainesville State College (now the University of North Georgia), as both the associate vice president for student affairs and dean of students and director of student activities. Caudill has also held positions at Florida Southern College, Lambuth University and Mercer University.

Caudill served on the Board of Trustees and the Alumni Council at Otterbein University.


2007: Ph.D. in College Student Affairs Administration, University of Georgia
1997: M.Ed. in Student Personnel Services, University of South Carolina
1995: B.A. in Public Relations, Otterbein University

Career Highlights

2015–Present: Executive Vice President for Student Affairs, College of Charleston
2013–2015: Associate Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students, University of West Georgia
2006–2013: Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Gainesville State College/University of North Georgia
2002–2006: Director of Student Activities, Gainesville State College
2000–2002: Assistant Director, First Year Experience and Academic Advising, Mercer University
1997-2000: Associate Vice President for Student Development, Lambuth University

Honors and Achievements

2017: Don Belk Award for Outstanding Service to Students
2016 and 2017: Director of NASPA Region III and SACSA New Professionals Institute
2012: Ted Miller Outstanding Professional Service Award (presented by the Georgia College Personnel Association)
2007: Roger B. Winston Outstanding Doctoral Student Award