Timothy R, Oxley

Vice President for Student Services
307 Turley Student Services Center

Tim Oxley has served as a Vice President since July, 2015, first as Interim Vice President for Institutional Assessment and Effectiveness before being appointed Vice President for Student Services (initially in an interim capacity) in 2016.  As Vice President for Student Services, he oversees a wide array of student support and student life units, including Admissions and Recruitment, Enrollment Processing, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Brickstreet Career Development Center, Student Services Support Center, Office of University Registrar, Housing & Residential Life, Office of Counseling & Disabilities, International Student Services, the Falcon Center and its student life components, and the Office of Assessment and Planning.

Tim joined Fairmont State University in 2002 as Director of the Gaston Caperton Center in Clarksburg, assuming additional administrative responsibilities with the Robert C. Byrd National Aerospace Education Center in Bridgeport to become Assistance Vice President for Academic Services in 2003.  In 2008, Tim joined the School of Business as a faculty member and MBA Program Director, and was appointed Associate Dean of the School of Business in 2012.  Prior to joining Fairmont State, he had most recently served as Director of Sponsored Programs and Executive Director of the Research and Development Corporation at Concord University, where he was employed for nearly 10 years. He has served as an adjunct faculty member for Glenville State College, Concord University, Pierpont Community & Technical College, and Fairmont State University, and was a charter faculty member of the WV Remote Online Collaborative Knowledge System (ROCKS) program.

Since coming to FSU, Tim has held several leadership roles, both on and off campus, including Chair of the General Studies Committee, a Criterion Committee Chair for the 2012 Reaccreditation Self-Study, and member of the Graduate Studies Council, Deans’ Council, and Region 6 Planning and Development Council (as FSU’s representative).  He has served on several non-profit boards, including current board membership and President of The Connecting Link, Inc., a local, non-profit, social-service agency.

Tim received the University’s Faculty Recognition Award for 2012-2013 and the School of Business Professor of the Year Award for 2011-2012, and is an honorary member of Delta Mu Delta, International Honor Society in Business.  He holds an Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration, an Ed.S. in Leadership Studies, and an M.S. in Management/Public Administration, all from Marshall University, as well as a B.S. in Community Development and Regional Planning from Concord University.  Tim brought 16 years of professional and administrative service in community and economic development in south-central West Virginia to his higher education career.

He and his wife, Greta, live in Bridgeport.  They have four sons and two grandchildren.