Dr. Jason Pina
Dr. Jason Pina serves Ohio University as the vice president for student affairs, where he works tirelessly to uphold the university’s mission—the intellectual and personal development of its students. He is charged with oversight of approximately 420 professional and graduate-level staff, 3,200 undergraduate student employees and an annual operating budget of $127 million. With more than 20 years of professional experience at public and private four-year institutions, he is a recognized authority on leadership in student affairs.
Dr. Pina holds a doctoral degree from Johnson & Wales University, master’s and educational specialist’s degrees from the University of Northern Colorado, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Occidental College. His research interests include diversity and social justice, presidential leadership and leadership development. Dr. Pina co-edited AVP: Leading from the Unique Role of Associate/Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs. He currently serves on NASPA’s James Scott Academy Board, a set of national thought leaders in student affairs.
VPSA Open Office Hours
Throughout the academic year, Dr. Pina makes himself available to meet with students during weekly open office hours. Students who are interested in scheduling a meeting should call the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs at (740) 593-2580. Appointments will take place on the second floor of Cutler Hall and will be limited to 15 minutes to ensure that Dr. Pina can accommodate as many meeting requests as possible.