Co-Founder, Trainer & Consultant

Dr. Eric Kirby

Eric Kirby

Dr. Eric Kirby currently serves as Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs (Completion and Student Success) at Southern Utah University. In this role, he leads important campus retention, completion, and student success initiatives, as well as directly oversees a number of units on campus directly related to this effort. Dr. Kirby holds a B.A. in Political Science (Southern Utah University), a M.S. in Administration (University of Denver), J.D. in Law (University of Denver), and a Ph.D. in Global Leadership and Academic Administration (Indiana Tech). Prior to working in higher education, Dr. Kirby practiced law for nearly a decade. He is fluent in Spanish and received a diploma in business from the Universidad de Alcala. His research interests are focused on innovative and unique retention and completion practices, student leadership development, and the success of marginalized student populations (with a particular focus on Native American students).