Travis W. Proffitt

Assistant Vice President of Retention Office of Student Success

Hello!  My name is Travis Proffitt and I am the Assistant Vice President of Retention at Emory & Henry College.

I am a 2004 graduate of Emory & Henry, holding degrees in Religion and Public Policy & Community Service. I completed my M.A. in Social Justice at Loyola University Chicago in May 2008. I am currently pursuing an Ed.D. in Higher Education Leadership at Rockhurst University.

I am passionate about meeting students where they are to ensure their success, both inside and outside the classroom.  Please stop by the Student Success Center any time!


  • Ed.D., Higher Education Leadership, Rockhurst University (in progress)
  • M.A., Social Justice, Loyola University Chicago
  • B.A., Religion, Emory & Henry College
  • B.A., Public Policy & Community Service, Emory & Henry College

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.

-Margaret Meade


Wiley Hall - Room 227