Meet the VP
Vice President for Student & Campus Life
Dr. Ryan Lombardi serves as the Vice President for Student and Campus Life at Cornell University. The Division of Student and Campus Life provides a broad array of programs and services designed to support students and the campus community, including Athletics and Physical Education, Dean of Students Office, Campus & Community Engagement, Gannett Health Services, Campus Life Enterprise Services, the Public Service Center and Cornell Career Services. The Division is comprised of over 1,200 full-time staff and has an annual operating budget of over $260 million.
Ryan received an undergraduate degree in Music Education from West Chester University, a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Kansas, and a doctorate in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University. Prior to joining Cornell in 2015, Ryan was the Vice President for Student Affairs and affiliated faculty in the Patton College of Education at Ohio University.