Susan M. Davis
Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs

Susan M. Davis

Susan M. Davis currently serves as the Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.  In this role, she oversees Student Health & Wellness, Student Safety & Support, Judicial Affairs and research on the student experience.
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Susan M. Davis currently serves as the Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs.  In this role, she oversees Student Health & Wellness, Student Safety & Support, Judicial Affairs and research on the student experience.

Ms. Davis joined the University in 1999, serving first as associate general counsel and special assistant attorney general in the Office of University Counsel.  From 1999 to 2004, she represented the University in numerous federal and state court actions involving constitutional law and civil rights.  She moved to the Division of Student Affairs in 2004 and has held numerous administrative positions since then.

In her work supporting the student experience, Ms. Davis has primarily been involved with legal and policy issues that intersect with student life, crisis and care intervention, and connecting institutional data to support research and better understanding of emerging trends in young adults.  

Prior to entering the field of higher education, Ms. Davis was employed with Hunton & Williams in Richmond and Litten & Sipe in Harrisonburg, Virginia. She holds her juris doctor degree from Temple University School of Law. As an undergraduate, she studied at Dartmouth College where she earned a bachelor’s degree in Spanish.  She and her husband, Matt, have two daughters.

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The Rotunda, Northeast Wing
P.O. Box 400303
Charlottesville, VA 22904

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