Binder, Ronald


Ron Binder
Dr. Ronald Binder
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Director of Judicial Affairs
Residential Life and Housing
Contact Information:
binder@pitt.edu
814-362-5084
213 Frame-Westerberg Commons

Degrees and Credentials:
Ed.D. Higher Education, University of Georgia
M.S.Ed. Higher Education, Bowling Green State University
B.S. Secondary Education, University of Toledo

Academic Focus:
Dr. Binder oversees Residence Life & Housing, is the student conduct officer, advises fraternities & sororities, works with international students, supervises the mascot team and teaches Algebra I.

Short Bio:

Dr. Binder joined Pitt-Bradford from the University of South Carolina, where he was the director of Greek Life and special projects. Previously he worked at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, University of Georgia and Bowling Green State University. 

Binder speaks nationally on risk management and alcohol and substance abuse and has been cited in Newsweek, NBC Nightly News, National Public Radio’s Talk of the Nation and Court TV. He has extensive experience in Greek affairs, speaking around the country at Sigma Phi Epsilon leadership programs and traveling to Greece with students from the national fraternity to study Greek philosophy. 

Binder is involved with the National Collaborative for Hazing Research and Prevention and founded the Hazing Hotline. He is the incoming Co-Chair of the Fraternity & Sorority Knowledge Community of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, national board member for Gamma Sigma Alpha Honor Society and the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors Foundation. 

Binder previously served as the national president of AFA.