Sage Names Assistant Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
TROY, NY – Russell Sage College is pleased to welcome Michael Baumgardner, associate vice president for Student Life and Dean of Students.
Baumgardner will work closely with deans and faculty members to oversee policies, procedures and programs relating to student life on the Troy campus, including technology, diversity, student government, leadership development, orientation and first year experience programming. He comes to Sage most recently from Tarrant County College District, Trinity River Campus in Fort Worth, TX where he was director of student development. Baumgardner previously worked at Butler Community College in El Dorado, KS, SUNY Plattsburgh and Castleton State College in Vermont.
Baumgardner received a B.A. in sociology and anthropology from Middlebury College in Vermont and an M.A. in higher and postsecondary education from Teachers College, Columbia University.