Dr. David Parrott: A Profile and Lens of Higher Education Today

David Parrott at UF speaking and teaching at the podium in black and white with an orange vertical stripe standing out on the front of the wooden podiumj. Dr. Parrott has one hand pointed down and his head cocked to the side above the microphone as he speaks authoritatively.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Title IX legislation that aimed to bring gender equality to college campuses. And it’s seasoned higher education administrators like Dr. David Parrott who have toiled diligently to ensure the education amendment is fairly enforced.

Post UF, David Parrott is the Title IX and ADA (Americans with Disabilities Act) Coordinator at the University of Louisville — a demanding position, indeed.

“This is the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX of the educational amendments of 1972. The law states that no one who participates in a federally funded program should be discriminated against based on their sex,” he explains. Parrott elaborated on the history of Title IX by noting that the enforcement of the statute is driven by the associated regulations.  There were regulations formulated initially in 1975, followed by a number of Dear Colleague Letters issued by the Department of Education Office of Civil Rights, all of which provided guidance to federal fund recipients such as universities and schools.  Parrott noted “after a series of Dear Colleague Letters interpreting Title IX were issued up through 2017, we were provided new regulations in 2020 that drive how we currently enforce the statute.” 

There are currently 2,000 pages of regulations that every university is responsible for complying with, and my job is to make sure that we are in compliance with these regulations. And there are new regulations on the way.”

It’s a position he’s been preparing for his whole adult life.

Learning for Life, Not Just a Living 

Education is near and dear to Dr. David Parrott’s heart. In light of everything he’s accomplished as an educator, one of Parrott’s biggest achievements is a personal one: He’s the first person in his family to go to college. He states, “I’m a first-generation college student. My parents were blue collar workers.  I went to Western Kentucky University. As I tell everybody, I’m not just the first person in my family tree to go to college; I’m the first person in the whole orchard to go to college. There was no one in my family that had ever gone to college.”

David Parrott is proud of his educational accomplishments, including earning a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree from Western Kentucky University. He also holds a doctorate in education from the University of Louisville.  Parrott may have come from a family where no one before him went to college, but he definitely changed that dynamic.

UF to UofL – A Versatile Career in Higher Education

Dr. David Parrott describes his career best in his own words. He states: “I worked at Western Kentucky University, and then I went to Western Michigan as an associate dean and became an assistant VP there. Then I went to Texas A&M, where I spent 15 years and moved through all the levels of administration there up to VP. And then I went to the University of Florida as Vice President.  I currently have the pleasure of serving at my Alma Mater, the University of Louisville.” 

David Parrott began his career as an undergraduate student in 1980’s and has been working in the educational field ever since. He’s held many positions over the years, including residence hall director, assistant director of housing, director of residence life, assistant dean of students, assistant to the vice president for student affairs, assistant vice president for student affairs, dean of student life, associate vice president for student affairs, interim vice president for student affairs, executive associate vice president, chief of staff, and Title IX and ADA coordinator.

Changing Campuses and Positions – UF, Texas A&M, UofL

Dr. David Parrott finds that each post and each university offers a new learning experience for him, and a new chance to influence young adults. He stated, “Every university has a very unique and wonderfully different — dramatically different — culture. Their cultures are living, growing, changing entities that define and are defined by members of the campus community. Some cultures are history and tradition-centric and others are less so. Working at Western Kentucky was quite different than working at Western Michigan, and Texas A&M was way different than anything else I’ve ever experienced. All positive and all good, but different. The University of Louisville is my alma mater, as is Western Kentucky, and the University of Louisville is different from WKU. These differences make the campus unique and make the student experience unique. The students both shape and inherit that culture and the history of the institution shapes that culture.”

He also said, “And so all those institutions have markedly different cultures. They each need different things from the administrators they hire. Texas A&M utilized my policy and legal expertise, UF relied less on that area of my expertise and utilized my problem solving, leadership, and organizational skills. WKU allowed me to emphasize staff recruitment and staff development and WMU utilized my student conduct expertise and legal expertise.  All of them along with BGSU tapped into my teaching expertise in their graduate programs. UofL is allowing me to utilize my policy, legal, and teaching expertise.  So different institutions need different things from administrators, and you learn what they need as you interview and as you transition into the administrative role.”   

Dr. David Parrott on Finding a Career Path

While he was a college student, David Parrott discovered a career path he was passionate about. He recalls, “I was overwhelmed and underprepared and just lost. I had played high school football, I wanted to play college football, and then I got injured. So I lost that part of my early identity. But I found out that I could really meet some of my needs to lead and to engage and to be involved and so forth by working as a resident assistant in the residence halls. So I spent three years as a resident assistant. Then I moved up to be an assistant hall director, then I became a hall director. At that point, I got my master’s degree in college student personnel, which prepares you to work in college administration. And then I ended up earning a doctoral degree and simultaneously getting a lot of satisfaction from being an administrator.”

Achieving Beyond the Classroom

In addition to the positions he’s held, Dr. David Parrott has served on the faculty for the Gehring Academy, a national training academy for student conduct officials. He has served on the faculty of the Student Organization Institute and on the faculty of the NASPA AVP Institute, the national training institute for associate and assistant vice presidents for student affairs. Higher education administration is something David Parrott is passionate about, and the way he spends his time shows how dedicated he is to this cause.

Parrott is proud that he served on the board of directors for the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) as the director at large, president-elect, president, and past president. He was the chairperson and board member at large for the ASCA Foundation. He is also a proud recipient of ASCA’s highest honor. He won the Donald D. Gehring Award, given in recognition of his sustained exceptional individual contributions to the field of student conduct administration.

Dr. David W. Parrott is involved with many student-related organizations. He’s an active member of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, an honorary member of the Golden Key Honor Society, and holds a life membership in Delta Sigma Pi, an international business fraternity. He also received the President’s Award from the National Orientation Directors Association.

The Future of Higher Education

David Parrott has over 25 years of experiencex helping college students remain safe at school, get access to programs they’re entitled to, and work to receive their degree. His education has provided him with a career path he loves and where he feels he can help others. While he’s proud to be the first person in his family who went to college, he knows there are many other families who are in the same position. He wants to help these students make their families proud and help them graduate. While Parrott has held many different jobs in the higher education field, his vision has always been laser focused on helping students and helping universities move forward, and his future will remain intent on these goals as he leans into new positions and new responsibilities in administration.

xosotin chelseathông tin chuyển nhượngcâu lạc bộ bóng đá arsenalbóng đá atalantabundesligacầu thủ haalandUEFAevertonxosokeonhacaiketquabongdalichthidau7m.newskqbdtysokeobongdabongdalufutebol ao vivofutemaxmulticanaisonbethttps://bsport.fithttps://onbet88.ooohttps://i9bet.bizhttps://hi88.ooohttps://okvip.athttps://f8bet.athttps://fb88.cashhttps://vn88.cashhttps://shbet.atbóng đá world cupbóng đá inter milantin juventusbenzemala ligaclb leicester cityMUman citymessi lionelsalahnapolineymarpsgronaldoserie atottenhamvalenciaAS ROMALeverkusenac milanmbappenapolinewcastleaston villaliverpoolfa cupreal madridpremier leagueAjaxbao bong da247EPLbarcelonabournemouthaff cupasean footballbên lề sân cỏbáo bóng đá mớibóng đá cúp thế giớitin bóng đá ViệtUEFAbáo bóng đá việt namHuyền thoại bóng đágiải ngoại hạng anhSeagametap chi bong da the gioitin bong da lutrận đấu hôm nayviệt nam bóng đátin nong bong daBóng đá nữthể thao 7m24h bóng đábóng đá hôm naythe thao ngoai hang anhtin nhanh bóng đáphòng thay đồ bóng đábóng đá phủikèo nhà cái onbetbóng đá lu 2thông tin phòng thay đồthe thao vuaapp đánh lô đềdudoanxosoxổ số giải đặc biệthôm nay xổ sốkèo đẹp hôm nayketquaxosokq xskqxsmnsoi cầu ba miềnsoi cau thong kesxkt hôm naythế giới xổ sốxổ số 24hxo.soxoso3mienxo so ba mienxoso dac bietxosodientoanxổ số dự đoánvé số chiều xổxoso ket quaxosokienthietxoso kq hôm nayxoso ktxổ số megaxổ số mới nhất hôm nayxoso truc tiepxoso ViệtSX3MIENxs dự đoánxs mien bac hom nayxs miên namxsmientrungxsmn thu 7con số may mắn hôm nayKQXS 3 miền Bắc Trung Nam Nhanhdự đoán xổ số 3 miềndò vé sốdu doan xo so hom nayket qua xo xoket qua xo so.vntrúng thưởng xo sokq xoso trực tiếpket qua xskqxs 247số miền nams0x0 mienbacxosobamien hôm naysố đẹp hôm naysố đẹp trực tuyếnnuôi số đẹpxo so hom quaxoso ketquaxstruc tiep hom nayxổ số kiến thiết trực tiếpxổ số kq hôm nayso xo kq trực tuyenkết quả xổ số miền bắc trực tiếpxo so miền namxổ số miền nam trực tiếptrực tiếp xổ số hôm nayket wa xsKQ XOSOxoso onlinexo so truc tiep hom nayxsttso mien bac trong ngàyKQXS3Msố so mien bacdu doan xo so onlinedu doan cau loxổ số kenokqxs vnKQXOSOKQXS hôm naytrực tiếp kết quả xổ số ba miềncap lo dep nhat hom naysoi cầu chuẩn hôm nayso ket qua xo soXem kết quả xổ số nhanh nhấtSX3MIENXSMB chủ nhậtKQXSMNkết quả mở giải trực tuyếnGiờ vàng chốt số OnlineĐánh Đề Con Gìdò số miền namdò vé số hôm nayso mo so debach thủ lô đẹp nhất hôm naycầu đề hôm naykết quả xổ số kiến thiết toàn quốccau dep 88xsmb rong bach kimket qua xs 2023dự đoán xổ số hàng ngàyBạch thủ đề miền BắcSoi Cầu MB thần tàisoi cau vip 247soi cầu tốtsoi cầu miễn phísoi cau mb vipxsmb hom nayxs vietlottxsmn hôm naycầu lô đẹpthống kê lô kép xổ số miền Bắcquay thử xsmnxổ số thần tàiQuay thử XSMTxổ số chiều nayxo so mien nam hom nayweb đánh lô đề trực tuyến uy tínKQXS hôm nayxsmb ngày hôm nayXSMT chủ nhậtxổ số Power 6/55KQXS A trúng roycao thủ chốt sốbảng xổ số đặc biệtsoi cầu 247 vipsoi cầu wap 666Soi cầu miễn phí 888 VIPSoi Cau Chuan MBđộc thủ desố miền bắcthần tài cho sốKết quả xổ số thần tàiXem trực tiếp xổ sốXIN SỐ THẦN TÀI THỔ ĐỊACầu lô số đẹplô đẹp vip 24hsoi cầu miễn phí 888xổ số kiến thiết chiều nayXSMN thứ 7 hàng tuầnKết quả Xổ số Hồ Chí Minhnhà cái xổ số Việt NamXổ Số Đại PhátXổ số mới nhất Hôm Nayso xo mb hom nayxxmb88quay thu mbXo so Minh ChinhXS Minh Ngọc trực tiếp hôm nayXSMN 88XSTDxs than taixổ số UY TIN NHẤTxs vietlott 88SOI CẦU SIÊU CHUẨNSoiCauVietlô đẹp hôm nay vipket qua so xo hom naykqxsmb 30 ngàydự đoán xổ số 3 miềnSoi cầu 3 càng chuẩn xácbạch thủ lônuoi lo chuanbắt lô chuẩn theo ngàykq xo-solô 3 càngnuôi lô đề siêu vipcầu Lô Xiên XSMBđề về bao nhiêuSoi cầu x3xổ số kiến thiết ngày hôm nayquay thử xsmttruc tiep kết quả sxmntrực tiếp miền bắckết quả xổ số chấm vnbảng xs đặc biệt năm 2023soi cau xsmbxổ số hà nội hôm naysxmtxsmt hôm nayxs truc tiep mbketqua xo so onlinekqxs onlinexo số hôm nayXS3MTin xs hôm nayxsmn thu2XSMN hom nayxổ số miền bắc trực tiếp hôm naySO XOxsmbsxmn hôm nay188betlink188 xo sosoi cầu vip 88lô tô việtsoi lô việtXS247xs ba miềnchốt lô đẹp nhất hôm naychốt số xsmbCHƠI LÔ TÔsoi cau mn hom naychốt lô chuẩndu doan sxmtdự đoán xổ số onlinerồng bạch kim chốt 3 càng miễn phí hôm naythống kê lô gan miền bắcdàn đề lôCầu Kèo Đặc Biệtchốt cầu may mắnkết quả xổ số miền bắc hômSoi cầu vàng 777thẻ bài onlinedu doan mn 888soi cầu miền nam vipsoi cầu mt vipdàn de hôm nay7 cao thủ chốt sốsoi cau mien phi 7777 cao thủ chốt số nức tiếng3 càng miền bắcrồng bạch kim 777dàn de bất bạion newsddxsmn188betw88w88789bettf88sin88suvipsunwintf88five8812betsv88vn88Top 10 nhà cái uy tínsky88iwinlucky88nhacaisin88oxbetm88vn88w88789betiwinf8betrio66rio66lucky88oxbetvn88188bet789betMay-88five88one88sin88bk88xbetoxbetMU88188BETSV88RIO66ONBET88188betM88M88SV88Jun-68Jun-88one88iwinv9betw388OXBETw388w388onbetonbetonbetonbet88onbet88onbet88onbet88onbetonbetonbetonbetqh88mu88Nhà cái uy tínpog79vp777vp777vipbetvipbetuk88uk88typhu88typhu88tk88tk88sm66sm66me88me888live8live8livesm66me88win798livesm66me88win79pog79pog79vp777vp777uk88uk88tk88tk88luck8luck8kingbet86kingbet86k188k188hr99hr99123b8xbetvnvipbetsv66zbettaisunwin-vntyphu88vn138vwinvwinvi68ee881xbetrio66zbetvn138i9betvipfi88clubcf68onbet88ee88typhu88onbetonbetkhuyenmai12bet-moblie12betmoblietaimienphi247vi68clupcf68clupvipbeti9betqh88onb123onbefsoi cầunổ hũbắn cáđá gàđá gàgame bàicasinosoi cầuxóc đĩagame bàigiải mã giấc mơbầu cuaslot gamecasinonổ hủdàn đềBắn cácasinodàn đềnổ hũtài xỉuslot gamecasinobắn cáđá gàgame bàithể thaogame bàisoi cầukqsssoi cầucờ tướngbắn cágame bàixóc đĩa开云体育开云体育开云体育乐鱼体育乐鱼体育乐鱼体育亚新体育亚新体育亚新体育爱游戏爱游戏爱游戏华体会华体会华体会IM体育IM体育沙巴体育沙巴体育PM体育PM体育AG尊龙AG尊龙AG尊龙AG百家乐AG百家乐AG百家乐AG真人AG真人<AG真人<皇冠体育皇冠体育PG电子PG电子万博体育万博体育KOK体育KOK体育欧宝体育江南体育江南体育江南体育半岛体育半岛体育半岛体育凯发娱乐凯发娱乐杏彩体育杏彩体育杏彩体育FB体育PM真人PM真人<米乐娱乐米乐娱乐天博体育天博体育开元棋牌开元棋牌j9九游会j9九游会开云体育AG百家乐AG百家乐AG真人AG真人爱游戏华体会华体会im体育kok体育开云体育开云体育开云体育乐鱼体育乐鱼体育欧宝体育ob体育亚博体育亚博体育亚博体育亚博体育亚博体育亚博体育开云体育开云体育棋牌棋牌沙巴体育买球平台新葡京娱乐开云体育mu88qh88

Share This Post

More To Explore


Safety Features in Luxury Vehicles

Luxury cars are commonly seen by owners of more affordable vehicles as an expression of the owner’s willingness to invest significantly extra cash into extravagance