Yale University has announced that next summer Kimberly M. Goff-Crews will become secretary of the university and also will hold the title of vice president for student life. Goff-Crews is currently vice president for campus and student life at the University of Chicago.
Goff-Crews is a graduate of Yale College and Yale Law School. After practicing law for several years, she was named an assistant dean at Yale and was director of the Afro-American Cultural Center. In 1998, Goff-Crews was appointed associate dean for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Lesley University in Boston. She then served for four years as dean of students at Wellesley College.