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Bill Fox


Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Office: 937 319-0123
Location: 205 South Hall

William (Bill) Fox, EdD has worked in higher education for over twenty years and currently leads the student affairs division at Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. As Vice President of Student Affairs & Dean of Students he oversees health and counseling services, student success, residence life, student conduct, orientation programs, and gender equity (Title IX) on the campus and sustains effective collaborative partnerships with local wellness organizations including the YWCA-Dayton and Family Violence Prevention Center of Greene County. Prior to arriving at Antioch, he served in a variety of leadership roles at Denison University since 2007, including nine years as Dean of Students, where he created networks and systems that supported student success and community well-being. Dr. Fox received his BA from James Madison University, MA from The Ohio State University, Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Management from Georgetown University, and doctorate in higher education management from the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on the emergence of senior wellness officer roles in US higher education and ways leaders can create organizational cultures that promote well-being. In 2021, Fox published an article “Making the Case for a University Senior Wellness Officer” in the Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice. He serves as the Advisory Board Chair for the National Consortium for Building Healthy Academic Communities and as the Don Schweingruber Senior Student Affairs Officer on the Board of the Ohio College Personnel Association. Bill is enthusiastic about working alongside students and colleagues to build a healthy academic community at Antioch College, and he values the importance of a vibrant and inclusive residential life program that enhances student academic success and meaningful connections within the community.