Dr. Hunter R. Boylan (Retired)

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Title: 
Former Director of the National Center for Developmental Education (retired)
Email Address: 
boylanhr@appstate.edu

Dr. Hunter R. Boylan is the former Director of the National Center for Developmental Education (NCDE) and Professor of Higher Education at Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina. In a career that spanned over forty years, he has served as a gang control worker, tutorial coordinator, academic advisor, learning center director, TRIO Program coordinator, developmental instructor, Director of the Developmental Education Doctoral Program at Grambling State University, President of NADE (now NOSS), Director of the Kellogg Institute, professor of higher education, and Principal Investigator for the National Study of Developmental Education. He still serves on the editorial boards of national and international journals and on a variety of national and international higher education advisory groups. He has authored or co-authored over 100 books, articles, and monographs, is widely sought after as a consultant and speaker, and is frequently quoted in the national news media.