S. Craig Mourton Received his B.S in Education from Southwest Missouri State University (now Missouri State), completed 20 hours towards an M.S. in Guidance and Counseling at Missouri State and received his Master of Professional Studies in Humanistic and Multicultural Education from SUNY New Paltz. He has been at FDU for 12 years, serving in the roles of Director of Student Life, Assistant Dean of Students for Campus Community Development and is currently the Associate Provost for the Metropolitan Campus.
Prior to coming to FDU, he was the Assistant Director of College Activities at SUNY New Paltz. In addition to experience in student activities, he has also worked in residence life at both SUNY New Paltz and SUNY Geneseo. He is certified in confliction mediation and has been active in mediation at the university and community level. He has also completed training in Non-Violent Communication and with the National Coalition Building Institute. Areas of specialty include Ally Development, Ethical Leadership, Leadership for Social Change and the Relational Model of Leadership Development. He also currently serves on the State Board of Trustees of the American Conference on Diversity.Having played the double bass for 35 years, he also enjoys freelancing with local orchestras.