Gregory Gayle, Ed.S., serves as the Senior Director for the Department of Admissions and Recruitment (DRA). The DRA's responsibilities include the marketing, recruitment, admissions, new student orientation, and retention for graduate programs in the College of Psychology. The department also plans activities for current students and is responsible for college alumni outreach. As Senior Director, he works with prospective students, current students, faculty, and academic departments.
Over the past 30 years, Gayle has worked with educators, administrators, parents, and students in the areas of college marketing, recruitment, admissions, and retention. He has been responsible for the recruitment and admission of both domestic and international students, allowing him the opportunity to travel throughout the United States, Canada, and Asia. Gayle has been employed both in the public and private sectors, counting Canisius College, Arkansas State University, Florida Atlantic University, and LeadAmerica as former employers.
Gayle earned a dual bachelor’s degree in History and Communications and a master’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration from Canisius College (Buffalo, NY). He also earned an Educational Specialist degree in Community College Administration from Arkansas State University (Jonesboro, AR). Having been ABD at Arkansas State University, he is currently enrolled in the Educational Leadership doctoral program at Florida Atlantic University.
His interests include history, politics, film, and humor.