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Kevin C. Hudson ’97

Kevin C. Hudson '97

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.


Roundtable Discussions

Saturday, October 5

Moderated informal discussions on topics regarding family, career, and identity.

  • Caring for an Aging Parent
    Heather M. Butts ’94, Assistant Professor and Co-Director of the Honors College, LIU Post, Cofounder HEALTH for Youths and Lecturer at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health and St. John’s School of Law
    Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room A (Lower Level)
  • Engineering: The Chameleon Degree
    with Jameelah Muhammad Ingram ’04, Lead Structural Engineer, WSP USA
    Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room C (Lower Level)
  • Identity and Intersectionality
    with Dasheeda Dawson ’00, CEO & Author, The WeedHead™ & Company
    Julis Romo Rabinowitz Building, Room 399
  • K-12 Education: Challenges and Opportunities
    Janella T. Hinds ’93, Vice President for Academic High Schools, United Federation of Teachers and Kevin C. Hudson ’97, Assistant Director for College Opportunity, Princeton University
    Frist Campus Center, Multipurpose Room B  (Lower Level)


Voices Across The Decades

Saturday, October 5

Hear stories from across the generations on the history and future of black students at Princeton.

Kevin C. Hudson ’97, Assistant Director for College Opportunity, Princeton University

Akira Lynn Bell ’95, SVP and CIO, Mathematica
Linda Blackburn ’71, Retired Senior Manager, AT&T and Principal, Blackburn Interiors
Nada Elbuluk ’04, Clinical Assistant Professor, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Founder and Director of the Skin of Color and Pigmentary Disorders Program
Bennett Holmes ’22, Undergraduate Student, Princeton University
George L. Washington, Jr. ’88, Chief Litigation Counsel, Orange Business Services