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Byron Hughes, Ph.D.

Assistant Vice Chancellor & Dean of Students


Byron Hughes serves as the Assistant Vice Chancellor and Dean of Students in the Office of the Dean of Students. In this role, he works to provide oversight to eight departments within the Division of Student Life.

Check out Dean Hughes’ extended biography here.

Favorite spot on campus and favorite UT tradition

The Torchbearer and Big Orange Friday

Top 5 CliftonStrengths

Responsibility | Connectedness | Learner | Belief | Strategic


Spending time with my family, keeping up with my kid's activities, and enjoying most college sports.

Ask me about.. 

Anything you need! DOS is a great place to start for anything that will help you thrive personally, socially, or academically.


B.A. in English Literature, Salisbury University

M.A. in Student Affairs in Higher Education, Ball State University

Ph.D. in Higher Education, Virginia Tech 

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