Lee Krehbiel


Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs


Dr. Lee E. Krehbiel has served as Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs since September 2009. He earned a doctorate in educational leadership and policy studies from Indiana University-Bloomington. Dr. Krehbiel oversees areas including Residential Life, Campus Recreation and Wellness, Student Life Programming, Student Organizations, Greek Life and co-curricular activities.


Dr. Krehbiel came to UAFS from Idaho State, where he directed all facets of student affairs. His experience also includes significant work with accreditation, crisis management, student government, gender centers, student health centers, career development, counseling services, housing and food service, campus security, ADA services, AIDS education, NCAA certification, academic standards, first-year seminar, campus ministry and federal programs.


Dr. Krehbiel is the author and co-author of numerous publications and technical reports and has been a presenter in conferences across the United States.




UAFS Update

Listen to a brief report and learn about the latest activity on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus. Whether the university is working on a new educational program, bringing a well-known speaker to the community or offering top-notch entertainment, there’s always something happening.


History and Demonstration of the Bagpipes

Hear a brief presentation about the evolution and societal uses of the Great Highland Bagpipe.  Dr. Krehbiel will also demonstrate how the instrument is played. 


Collection, Use and Legal Issues Surrounding Student Activity Fees

These fees have grown into a multi-billion dollar enterprise supporting a variety of uses.  Significant litigation has emerged, involving issues ranging from concerns over compelled association to alleged discriminatory practices in allocation of the fees. 


The Difficult Journey of African Americans in Higher Education

A discussion of the timeline and milestones of African-American involvement in higher education, focused on the United States plus the colonial period.


Title IX: Its Evolution and Impact

Listen to a discussion outlining the progression of Title IX legislation in recent years and its current impact on students, employees and institutions. 

Lee Krehbiel