Vice President and Dean of Campus Life, Emerson College

Jim Hoppe

Jim Hoppe joined Emerson College as Vice President & Dean of Campus Life in 2016, where he works to create a vibrant and engaged college community. Prior to Emerson Jim held positions at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN; the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, WA; Saint Louis University in St. Louis, MO and Northwestern University in Evanston, IL. Jim earned a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, from the University of New Mexico in 1987;  a Master of Science in Education from Indiana University-Bloomington in 1989; and a PhD in Educational Leadership from Saint Louis University in 2004. Jim lives in Marblehead, Massachusetts, with his husband Mike and their two sons.