Vice President for Student Affairs
313 Westcott Building
Florida State University
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1340
Dr. Hecht serves as the Vice President for Student Affairs at Florida State University. In this role, she serves as an officer of the institution and provides vision and leadership for the Division of Student Affairs.
Prior to joining FSU as the Vice President for Student Affairs, Dr. Hecht has served in a number of leadership roles including Vice President for Student Affairs at The College of New Jersey, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama, the Associate Dean of Students at Temple University in Philadelphia, Assistant Dean of Students at Temple University, and Assistant Director of Student Activities at Cabrini College in Radnor, PA.
A professional in the field of student affairs since 2001, Dr. Hecht has served on executive leadership teams within student affairs organizations and has extensive experience leading and managing in higher education.
Dr. Hecht earned her bachelor’s degree at Florida State University in mass communications and completed her master’s degree and doctorate in Higher Education Administration at the University of Pennsylvania. Amy has published a book on the role of assistant/associate vice presidents in student affairs and book chapters and articles focused on organizational learning, change, and executive transitions. Her research interests include organizational culture, organizational learning, and the effective use of business practices within the field of higher education.