Carolyn Livingston

Vice President for Student Life & Dean of Students, Carleton College
Small Colleges and Universities Division Director

Dr. Carolyn H. Livingston is the Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students at Carleton College. Best known for its academic excellence and warm, welcoming campus community, Carleton is a small, residential private liberal arts college in the historic river town of Northfield, Minnesota. Prior to coming to Carleton, Livingston was Senior Associate Vice President for Student Life and Title IX Coordinator for Students at Emory University. She also held positions at the University of Virginia. Livingston has published articles and presented papers on assessment and evaluation, persistence and graduation for first generation and low income students, and staffing practices in higher education. She holds both a doctorate and a master’s degree from the University of Virginia and a bachelor’s degree from N.C. State University.