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Finn appointed dean of students at Lawrence Tech

Release Date: April 10, 2008

Southfield, Mich. Kevin Finn has been named dean of students at Lawrence Technological University.

As dean of students, Finn is responsible for the campus experience of students outside the classroom. He oversees student activities, student housing, dining services, student sports and recreation, career services and international programs, clinical counseling, and international student affairs.

“As dean of students, Kevin plays a crucial role in advancing students’ personal and professional growth, leadership and ethical development,” said Provost Maria Vaz in announcing Finn’s appointment as dean of students.

Finn joined Lawrence Tech in 2001 as director of career services. He was promoted to executive director of career services and international programs in 2007. He was named interim dean of students in July 2007.

“Lawrence Tech students are involved in many exciting activities. I look forward to working with them to make their campus experience as rewarding as possible,” Finn said.

Before coming to Lawrence Tech, Finn worked for the Troy School District on state and federal employment services programs. He also coordinated outplacement and recruitment efforts of local companies, including Chrysler’s restructuring in 2001 and staffing of the Great Lakes Crossing Mall.

Finn has an MBA from Lawrence Tech and a bachelor’s degree in human resource development.

Lawrence Technological University,, offers more than 60 undergraduate, master’s and doctoral degree programs in Colleges of Architecture and Design, Arts and Sciences, Engineering and Management. Founded in 1932, the 4,500-student, private university pioneered evening classes 75 years ago, and today has a growing number of weekend and online programs. Lawrence Tech’s 102-acre campus is in Southfield, with education centers in Lansing, Livonia, Clinton Township, Traverse City and Petoskey. Lawrence Tech also offers programs with partner universities in Canada, Europe, the Middle East and Asia.