Ken Schneck headshot

Director, Leadership in Higher Education Program
Associate Professor
Ph.D., Fordham University

Ken Schneck

Ken Schneck headshotDirector, Leadership in Higher Education Program
Associate Professor

Ph.D., Fordham University

As director of the leadership in higher education (LHE) program at Baldwin Wallace University, Dr. Ken Schneck serves as the advisor for all LHE students and performs all administrative tasks pertaining to initial internship placement and practicum experiences as well as assisting in the expansion of opportunities for our LHE students to engage in professional development. In the LHE program, Schneck teaches courses on student development theory; race, class and gender in higher education; college leadership; and the intersection of public policy and higher education.

Before joining Baldwin Wallace, Schneck was a faculty member and dean of students – the chief student affairs officer – at Marlboro College in Southern Vermont. Prior, he has served as the assistant dean of student affairs at Sarah Lawrence College, assistant director of residence life at the School of American Ballet and assistant director of the center for student development and campus activities at Pace University. He has been elected to myriad national positions within the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), including creating and serving as the first national chair of the alcohol and other drug knowledge community. He is the host and producer of "This Show is So Gay," a nationally syndicated radio show, and a regular contributor to both the "College" and "Gay Voices" sections of the Huffington Post.

Schneck received a bachelor's degree and master's degree from New York University and a doctorate from Fordham University.