Julie Snyder, Ph.D


Dr. Julie Ann Snyder began her career in higher education in 1996 at Albion College in Albion, Michigan where she served for two years as a Residence Hall Director and First Year Issues Coordinator. Dr. Snyder spent a year at Arizona State University as a Complex Coordinator before moving to Bowling Green State University (BGSU) in 1999. Dr. Snyder worked for the Office of Residence Life at BGSU (1999-2004) serving as an Area Coordinator/Assistant Director. During her time she worked with staff supervision, selection, training, and professional development.  Frp, 2008-2016  Dr. Snyder served as the Associate Dean of Students and Director of the Sidney A. Ribeau President’s Leadership Academy.


Dr. Snyder came to the University of Michigan-Flint in the July of 2016 and serves as the Associate Vice Chancellor & Dean of Students. In 2018-2019 Dr. Snyder became the Student Government advisor. Dr. Snyder values the opportunity to be the advisor and hear directly from students about their experience at UM-Flint. She encourages all students to use Student Government as a vehicle for change.


Dr. Snyder earned her bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh (1994), her master’s degree in Student Affairs and Higher Education Administration from Indiana University of Pennsylvania (1996), and her Ph.D. in Higher Education and Student Affairs Administration from Bowling Green State University (2008). Her dissertation research focused on practices that can increase retention and graduation for low-income students. Dr. Snyder was born in Detroit, Michigan. She and her husband, Keith, currently live in Grand Blanc with their son Elijah, and daughter, Liliana. In her spare time, Dr. Snyder enjoys reading, gardening, being outdoors and spending time with her family.