A Message From Angela B. Taylor
Dr. Angela B. Taylor is the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Assistant Dean of Students at the University of Louisville. A champion for student success, Dr. Taylor has served the UofL community since January 2013. Reporting to the Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students, Dr. Taylor currently assists the Vice President in providing leadership and administration to the Division of Student Affairs. Working directly with Campus Housing, Career Development Center, Disability Resource Center, Student Care and Student Conduct, Student Grievance Officer, and Student Involvement, Dr. Taylor is highly visible on campus. Committed to helping students find their sense of belonging through engagement in diverse learning opportunities, Dr. Taylor cares about students and guides through that lens. Dr. Taylor believes that public institutions of higher education have a critical responsibility in promoting inclusive excellence and serving as student-centered places of learning.
Prior to joining the University of Louisville, Dr. Taylor served in various capacities at Georgetown College from 2006 to 2013 including the Assistant Dean of Students, Director of Greek Affairs and Student Accountability, Assistant Director of Student Activities and Greek Affairs, and Area Coordinator for Greek Life. In these positions, she provided leadership to the areas of Family Programming, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Judicial Affairs, New Student Orientation, Residence Life, and Student Activities. While at Georgetown College, Dr. Taylor was a strong student advocate where she worked to foster an environment where students were supported and challenged.
Before working at Georgetown College, Dr. Taylor served as a Leadership Consultant (LC) with Alpha Gamma Delta International Fraternity. As an LC, Dr. Taylor met with individual collegiate chapter officers to determine chapter strengths and areas of improvements while providing guidance and assistance in helping to create a financially responsible, organized, and bonded Alpha Gamma Delta collegiate chapter. In this role, Dr. Taylor provided individualized assistance to college students that empowered them to develop into leaders on their respective college campuses.
Dr. Taylor holds a PhD in College Student Personnel Services from the University of Louisville where she completed her dissertation research on “Differences in Second Year College Student Experiences that Affect Persistence and Attrition for First Generation and Continuing Generation Students.” She holds a MEd in College Student Personnel Services from the University of Louisville and a BA in Psychology and Communication Arts from Georgetown College.
Dr. Taylor enjoys time with family; she and her partner of 16 years, Steve, have two great kids, a nine-year-old, Spencer, and a four-year-old, Wyatt. With a spouse as a carpenter, they enjoy the challenges of house projects which recently included, building a playset, renovating their back deck, and refurbishing several pieces of outdoor furniture.