Kenneth Elmore

Dean of Students, Boston University

As Dean of Students at Boston University, Kenneth Elmore coordinates University efforts to provide a safe environment, where students can find their way within a vibrant academic community. Appointed in 2003, Kenn has more than 20 years of administrative experience in higher education. Prior to his appointment, he managed orientation programs, campus activities, and residence operations at Boston University.

This includes advising student organizations, planning ways to acclimate students to the University, setting and regulating standards, offering academic support, helping students navigate career goals, making certain the University experience is accessible, and creating a vibrant and welcoming living-learning environment. The offices reporting to Kenn—the Community Service Center, Disability Services, Howard Thurman Center, Judicial Affairs, Orientation, Residence Life, Student Activities—respond to student concerns, help students solve their problems, and help students build communities.

Kenn has also practiced law within the Boston area. Kenn earned his B.A. in Psychology from Brown University; a M.Ed in Policy, Planning & Administration from Boston University; and, a J.D. from New England Law.

Learn more about the Dean of Students and read Kenn’s blog here.