R.  Philip Kimrey
Vice President for Student Affairs
Student Affairs
350 University Center

R. Philip Kimrey has served in leadership positions at Samford since 1993, including roles as director of admission, and dean of admission and financial aid. In June 2009, Kimrey was named vice president for student affairs and enrollment management. Kimrey holds a BA from William Carey College, and graduate degrees from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (EdM) and the University of Alabama (EdD). Prior to serving at Samford, Kimrey served as assistant to the president, director of admission and financial aid at William Carey College in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and as director of admission at Houston Baptist University. Kimrey has been actively involved in service to several higher education organizations, including the National Association for College Admission Counseling, the Southern Association of Admission Counseling and the College Board Southern Regional Council. He has served in various leadership positions for Dawson Memorial Baptist Church.