Alvin Sturdivant has been named vice president for student development, President Stephen Sundborg, S.J., announced to campus Aug. 25.
Sturdivant had been serving as interim VP since June when Michele Murray was named vice president for student affairs and dean of students at the College of the Holy Cross. Prior to that, Sturdivant had been associate VP for student development.
“Alvin is well regarded across campus for his unwavering commitment to the students of Seattle University,” wrote Father Sundborg. “Since arriving at Seattle U in 2010, he has been involved in leading and strengthening virtually all aspects of the student experience, including housing, health and well-being, recreation, activities programming and spiritual development.”
The president went on to acknowledge Sturdivant’s work as co-chair of the President’s Committee on Diversity and Inclusive Excellence as well as his national leadership, particularly as an executive board member of the Association of College and University Housing Officers–International (ACUHO-I).