Kevin Hudson

Plenary Speaker

Kevin C. Hudson

Kevin C. Hudson joined Princeton as Assistant Director for College Opportunity in 2015. In this role, he works with the Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity to facilitate Princeton University trustees’ and President Eisgruber’s commitment for Princeton to play a substantive role to expand socioeconomic diversity access and opportunity in higher education. He collaborates with university’s offices (e.g., Princeton University Preparatory Program, Office of Undergraduate Admission, Programs for Access and Inclusion) and external partnerships (e.g., American Talent Initiative, Council for Opportunity in Education and Matriculate) to support a variety of initiatives. He additionally manages outreach activities with school districts, college access programs, professional and community-based organizations to demystify selective college admissions and opportunity. Hudson previously managed college and career readiness districtwide at District of Columbia Public Schools and worked as Director of College Admission and Advising at a NJ non-profit boarding school placement organization. He began his career as an Admission Officer at Princeton University.

As a first-generation college student from a working class family, Hudson earned his bachelor’s degree from Princeton University and his M.S.Ed in Higher Education Management from University of Pennsylvania. Hudson has served as a reader for several national scholarship programs including Gates Millennium Scholars Program, Dell Scholars Program and Jack Kent Cooke Foundation. He serves on various boards including the New Jersey Scholars Program, Delbarton School, Princeton Blairstown Center, College Board Middle States Regional Council and the International Baccalaureate College and University Relations Committee.