Frank Shushok, Jr. is the 12th president of Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia. Prior to Roanoke College, Shushok served 13 years at Virginia Tech, most recently as Vice President for Student Affairs and a tenured Associate Professor of Agricultural Leadership & Community Education. Earlier, Shushok served his alma mater, Baylor University, in several capacities, including Dean for Student Learning and Engagement and as a faculty member and graduate program director in the Higher Education and Student Affairs graduate program. In 2017, Shushok was named a fellow of the American Council on Education and took up residency at Wake Forest University, where he focused on fundraising, alumni engagement, and enrollment strategy. Shushok holds a B.S. in history from Baylor University, an M.A. in higher education and student affairs administration from The Ohio State University, and a Ph.D. in higher education policy, planning and analysis from the University of Maryland, College Park.