Stephen Large named AVP of health and wellness for Student Affairs


Stephen Large

Stephen Large has been named the assistant vice president of health and wellness for Student Affairs at Miami University and will begin his role in June.

He will provide leadership to the following departments within Student Affairs: student health service, student wellness (including sexual and interpersonal violence prevention and education), student counseling services and the Healthy Miami Collaborative.

Large comes to Miami from Gannon University, where for nearly nine years he has held leadership roles in Gannon’s health and wellness programs, including serving as director of counseling services for five years and more recently leading the successful integration of a combined health and counseling services department. Prior to Gannon, he worked at the University of Dayton as a staff psychologist and coordinator of outreach in the Campus Counseling Center.

A Cincinnati native and licensed clinical psychologist, he attended his first year of college at Miami University Hamilton’s campus. He received his bachelor of science degree in psychology from John Carroll University in Cleveland, and his doctorate in clinical psychology from Wright State University, where he was given the Diversity Dissertation Award and the Excellence in the General Practice of Psychology Award from the Wright State University School of Professional Psychology faculty.

He is an active and contributing member to numerous associations pertaining to collegiate wellness.

 “To join a community of such talented and enthusiastic students, staff and faculty dedicated to creating and sustaining a culture of wellness is nothing short of inspiring. I feel privileged to work with the entire Miami and Oxford communities so that holistic wellness continues to be a reachable, meaningful and lived experience.”