Randy Graves – Carl Albert State College Associate Vice President for Student Life
Randy Graves has “returned home” to serve Carl Albert State College as Associate Vice President for Student Life. A 1990 graduate of Carl Albert, Graves has been at Panola College in Carthage, Texas for the past 16 years. He most recently served as their Director of Student Life and prior to that was over student activities and housing at Panola.
Following his graduation from Carl Albert, Graves earned his bachelor’s degree at Southeastern Oklahoma State and then his master’s at University of Texas at Tyler. He worked for several years in the Boys and Girls Club organization before entering the world of higher education administration.
“I am extremely excited with the opportunity to move to Poteau as a member of the Carl Albert State College administration. I love working with students, and value the importance of the student life portion of the college experience.” He continued, “My wife and I are looking forward to making Poteau home for our family.”
Carl Albert State College President Garry M. Ivey stated, “We are happy to have Randy joining us at Carl Albert. His experience will be beneficial in our student life area, and we believe he will be a nice fit with the rest of our team. He will be involved in several areas of campus life, and we are confident he will take great care of our students.”
Graves’ reported to work at Carl Albert on June 2, 2014 and his office is in Hemphill Hall on the Poteau campus.