Professional Development

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Dr. Brandon Frye

From the Desk of the Vice Chancellor

Welcome to the Student Affairs Professional Development Website of East Carolina University.  We are here to deliver a wide array of programs and services to enhance the overall learning experience, both inside and outside of the office.

Our main focus is to serve Student Affairs professionals to the best of our ability in providing them with excellent, motivating and thought provoking programs and services.  Within Student Affairs we pride ourselves in being able to collaborate with various departments and organizations to help make all of our staff feel inclusive, empowered and inspired to become leaders.

Dr. Brandon Frye
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs


Mission, Vision, and Values


Supporting Pirate success through environments that enhance student development, engagement, belonging, well-being, and career readiness.


To be a national leader in developing student experiences that positively transform lives and communities.


Student Centered
Make students the focal point of our services, policies, and programming.

Create a community where all feel safe, included, and welcomed.

Treat each other with dignity and civility, and recognize every individual’s rights, ideas, and beliefs.

Maintain open and honest interactions.

Deliver high quality programming, services, and resources through continuous reflection and improvement.