Kevin Ung has served in higher education over the past 13 years in residence life, multicultural development, living-and-learning communities, undergraduate research programs, English-language programs, student engagement, first-year experience, and academic affairs. Kevin currently serves as the Principal Investigator (PI)/Director of the TRIO McNair Scholars Program and the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Research and Scholarship at Lee University. He supports first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students towards student learning and success, and assists with the development and implementation of undergraduate research. In addition, he supports faculty development and mentoring by providing best practices for effective student engagement and collaboration. Kevin also serves as adjunct faculty across several departments with traditional and non-traditional students in both face-to-face and online modalities with both undergraduate and graduate courses. He believes in the power of human collaboration, data-driven strategic planning, and results-oriented benchmarks in a student-centered approach.
Kevin earned his Bachelor of Science in Sports Management and Doctorate in Higher Education Administration from Union University. He completed his Master of Arts in Intercultural Studies and TESOL from Wheaton College.