Warner University is thrilled to introduce its newest addition to the leadership team, Kevin Abel, who joins as the Vice President for Student Life. With an impressive background spanning diverse roles within the realm of student affairs, Abel brings a wealth of experience and a fresh perspective to our university.

Having served in pivotal positions such as Director of Housing and Residence Life at Keystone College, Director of Residence Life and Dean of Students at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Vice President of Student Affairs at Spring Hill College, and most recently as Dean of Students at Alabama School of Mathematics and Science, Abel has cultivated a comprehensive understanding of student life dynamics.

Throughout his career, Abel has demonstrated a steadfast commitment to student success and retention, implementing initiatives that foster a supportive and engaging campus environment. His visionary approach emphasizes student empowerment and encourages active participation in shaping campus culture.

David Hoag, President of Warner University, welcomes Abel’s appointment, expressing confidence in his ability to build upon the foundation laid by his predecessor, Anne Tohme. “I’m delighted to have Kevin join us in our ministry at Warner University,” Hoag remarked. “His extensive experience in student life will be instrumental in advancing our mission and enriching the student experience.”

“I am excited and humbled to join the Christian community at Warner University,” expressed Abel. “Through my interaction with faculty and staff, it is evident that there is a tremendous commitment to developing Christian leaders in the classroom, in student life, and through athletics. I am excited to join together with the campus community to continue building a culture of discipleship and student success.”

As we embark on this new chapter with Kevin Abel leading Student Life, we look forward to the innovative programs and initiatives that will enhance the development of our students and strengthen our campus community.