Kevin C. Hudson was named Princeton’s assistant director for college opportunity in 2015. In this role, he works with the vice provost of institutional equity and diversity to facilitate the University’s commitment to play a substantive role in expanding socioeconomic diversity access and opportunity in higher education. He works collaboratively with University offices and programs to support this effort.
Additionally, Hudson manages outreach activities to school districts, college access programs, and professional and community-based organizations to demystify selective college admissions and opportunity. Hudson previously managed college and career readiness for the District of Columbia Public Schools and worked as director of college admission and advising at a New Jersey non-profit boarding school placement organization. He began his career as an admission officer at Princeton.
A first-generation college student from a working-class family, Hudson additionally earned his master’s in education focusing on higher education management from the University of Pennsylvania. He has served as a reader for several national scholarship programs including the Gates Millennium Scholars Program, the Dell Scholars Program and the Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. He serves on various boards including the New Jersey Scholars Program, the College Board Middle States Regional Council and the International Baccalaureate College and University Relations Committee.