Vice Chancellor for Student Success

Daniel J. ShippDan Shipp

Daniel J. Shipp serves as vice chancellor for student success in Academic Affairs at UNMC and of student success at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. He joined UNO in 2012 as vice chancellor for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and Dean of Students. He was named to his current joint role for UNMC and UNO in 2017. Shipp is a nationally recognized higher education leader and innovator who has been responsible for designing student educational and support programs, services, and facilities at several universities. He has been responsible for providing planning and project leadership to $200 million worth of capital projects over the past 20 years.

Shipp received a Bachelor of Science degree in education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and holds a Master of Arts degree in recreation administration from UNO. He earned his EdD in educational leadership and administration from the University of the Pacific.

Shipp was the associate vice president of Student Life at the University of the Pacific in Stockton, CA. where he was responsible for leading the campus effort to design and build a $40 million University Center. He also provided leadership for the development of a series of award-winning student educational and success initiatives that led to significant gains in overall student retention and degree completion. He also was as a founding member of the Center for Social and Emotional Competence and served on the Center’s advisory board.

Shipp was a senior staff member at the University of Missouri where he provided project leadership to the design, development, and implementation of what is widely recognized as one of the nation’s finest wellness and recreation facilities, the $50 million Mizzou Student Recreation Complex.

Shipp received the University of Missouri’s Barbara Uehling award for outstanding service and support to students.