Valerie Molyneaux

Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Valerie Molyneaux serves as Oxford College’s associate dean for academic affairs. She joined Oxford in 2018 after serving at Emory University’s Goizueta Business School for almost eleven years, most recently as director of academic advising. Prior to that role, she served Emory in various roles, including director of international programs and assistant dean and director for student conduct.

Molyneaux began her time in higher education at Case Western Reserve University, where she studied English literature and philosophy with a minor in women’s studies. At CWRU, she discovered her passion for student affairs, serving as president of several student clubs and earning RA of the Year. She went on to Kent State University to complete a master’s degree in higher education administration and student personnel, with practicum experiences in academic affairs and the dean of students’ office. She earned her PhD from the University of Georgia in student affairs administration, with focused coursework in counseling as well as research interests in technology and the intersection of liberal arts majors with career preparation. 

Molyneaux is an avid history buff, an amateur baker, and a proud parent of two amazing children.  


PhD| University of Georgia - College of Education| 2007

M.Ed| Kent State University| 2001

BA| Case Western Reserve University| 1999