Dr. Stephen T. Hulbert
Nicholls State University President
Dr. Stephen T. Hulbert became the fourth president of Nicholls State University on July 1, 2003. Hulbert came to Louisiana from Montana where he had served as chancellor of the University of Montana-Western from July 1999 to June 2003.
Previously, Hulbert served as the commissioner of higher education and chief executive officer to the Rhode Island Board of Governors of Higher Education from 1996 to June 1999.
From 1988 to 1996, Hulbert was affiliated with the University of Northern Colorado. There he served in numerous executive positions including that of interim president, provost and vice president for academic affairs, vice president for administrative services and treasurer of the Board of Trustees. He also carried faculty rank as a professor of educational leadership and policy studies.
From 1977-1988, Hulbert served as the vice president for finance and administration at Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania. He also carried faculty rank as a professor of counseling and student personnel administration. From 1972-1977, he served as the executive assistant to the president of Mansfield University of Pennsylvania.
In 1971-1972, while completing his doctoral studies, Hulbert served as a consultant for University Associates Incorporated of Washington, D.C. Hulbert’s professional career in Higher Education began in 1968 when he served as the director of placement, student activities and housing at Western New England College in Springfield, Mass.
Hulbert received a Bachelor of Science in education degree from Worcester State University in Massachusetts; a Master of Education from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and a Doctorate of Education from the State University of New York at Albany.
He and his wife, Rebecca Kay, are the parents of one son, Scott Wesley, who is a practicing attorney in Phoenix, Ariz. He is married to Katurah Mackay and they have one child, Rowan James Hulbert.
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