Vice President For Student Engagement & Enrollment Services
Student Engagement & Enrollment Services

Don Stansberry

1002 Koch Hall
Norfolk, 23529

Dr. Don Stansberry serves as the Vice President of Student Engagement & Enrollment Services at Old Dominion University. Dr. Stansberry leads the areas of student engagement, student success, and enrollment services. Don is a student-focused professional dedicated to student engagement, development, and collaborative relationships to enhance the student experience.

As a first-generation college student himself, Dr. Stansberry has a passion for helping students reach the finish line. Don began his career in student affairs serving as the Director of Student Activities & Leadership. Most recently, Don served as the Dean of Students and Associate Vice President of Student Engagement & Enrollment Services.

Dr. Stansberry earned a Ph.D. in Higher Education and an Educational Specialist Degree in Educational Leadership from Old Dominion University. His master’s degree is in College Student Personnel Administration and Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Communication from Ohio University.

Ph.D. in Higher Education, Old Dominion University, (2014)

Ed.S. in Educational Leadership, Old Dominion University, (2011)

M.Ed. in College Student Personnel Administration, Ohio University, (1992)

B.S. in Organizational Communication, Ohio University, (1990)

  • 2022: Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP) Champion Award, NASPA Region III
  • 2020: Dynamic Senior Student Affairs Officer Newcomer Award , Association of Public & Land-grant Universities (APLU) for his innovation, leadership, & scholarly endeavors
  • 2020: Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award, NASPA Region III
  • 2020: Honorary Inductee, Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
  • 2020: Veteran’s National Honor Society Inductee, Veteran’s National Honor Society
  • 2019: AVP/Senior Level Student Affairs Professional Award , NASPA Region III
  • 2016: J. Worth Pickering Administrator of the Year , Old Dominion University Association of University Administrators
  • 2016: Joe Buck Service Award , Southern Association of College Student Affairs