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Levester Johnson ~ Vice President for Student Affairs

Levester JohnsonBetter known as "L.J." to colleagues, friends and Butler students, Levester Johnson has served as the vice president for Student Affairs at Butler University for the past 16 years. His Twitter account, @LevesterJohnson, has received recognition throughout higher education, and has been featured in NASPA's Leadership Exchange magazine as well as's "25 College Presidents You Should Follow on Twitter" list. L.J. earned his bachelor of arts in broadcast communications from Marquette University, his master's degree in college student personnel from Southern Illinois University and his doctorate of education from Indiana University. He has held numerous leadership positions within higher education associations, including his current role as chair of the NASPA Board of Directors. L.J.'s past civic activities include serving on the board of directors of the 21st Century Charter School and the Fountain Square Charter School, as well as the board of directors for College Mentors for Kids! Inc.

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