Dr. Jeff Kegolis is pictured in front of a tree with pink blossoms.
Dr. Jeff Kegolis, Vice President for the Student Experience, was recognized as a 2024 Higher Education Trailblazer

Dr. Jeff Kegolis Recognized as Higher Education Trailblazer

Jeffrey Kegolis, Ph.D., Marywood University's Vice President for the Student Experience, was recently named to City & State PA's listing of 2024 Higher Education Trailblazers. City & State PA is a premier multimedia news organization that dedicates its coverage to Pennsylvania’s state and local government, including all things politics and public policy, with in-depth, non-partisan news coverage that serves Pennsylvania’s leaders every day as a trusted guide to the issues impacting the Keystone State.

Since arriving at Marywood University last year, Dr. Kegolis, who is passionate about supporting college students, has championed a new, counselor-staffed mental health support hotline and rolled out The Hub, a space for academic, career, and veterans’ services at the campus learning commons. 

Dr. Kegolis' career in higher education spans more than two decades and features extensive experience in multiple areas of student services, including leadership programs, campus engagement/activities, residence life, fraternity & sorority life, and student conduct, among others.

Dr. Kegolis holds a Ph.D. degree in higher education administration from Bowling Green State University. He also is a graduate of Marywood University, where he earned a master of science degree in counselor education with secondary school certification. He holds a bachelor of science degree in psychology with a neuroscience concentration from King's College.