Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs - Keith Champagne
University of Alaska Fairbanks
303 Signers' Hall
P.O. Box 757510
Fairbanks, AK 99775
Keith Champagne has served as UAF's vice chancellor for student affairs since December 2017. Champagne’s career spans more than 30 years in positions throughout student services and athletics. Prior to his current position at UAF, he was the chief diversity officer for intercollegiate athletics at Central Washington University, a public university in Ellensburg, Washington where he served in a variety of positions for 27 years. Previous positions included associate dean for student success, associate vice president for student affairs and assistant vice president for leadership and diversity. Prior to his time at CWU, he worked at Clarion University and Loyola University. His experience includes a wide variety of student services front line and leadership positions, including residence life, career services, student activities, judicial functions, diversity and student success.
Champagne has a bachelor’s degree in communications public relations from Loyola University, a master’s degree in communications, training and development from Clarion University of Pennsylvania and a doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies from the University of Washington.
Champagne oversees student services at UAF, which includes units such as the registrar's office, Residence Life, Wood Center, student activities, admissions and financial aid.