Kaylyn Bondy

2020-21 Aspen Rising Presidents Fellow
Kaylyn Bondy currently serves as the vice president for student affairs at Williston State College (WSC) in North Dakota. She is responsible for providing strategic leadership, direction, and assistance to all functions related to student support and success. She is responsible for student retention, accessibility, assessment, student life and conduct, financial aid, academic records, residence life, counseling services, alcohol and other drug prevention, and budgeting. Kaylyn also provides strategic leadership in diverse areas including accreditation and enrollment management.

Prior to WSC, she served as director of an international English as a second language school and taught ESL abroad, gaining distinctive insight into serving diverse student populations.

Kaylyn serves her professional and local communities as a City of Williston planning and zoning commissioner, a member of the board of directors for the North Dakota Women in Higher Education Network, and vice president of the Western Alliance of Community College Academic Leaders.

Kaylyn earned a BA in French and sociology from the University of North Dakota, a master’s degree in international business from l’Institut d'Administration des Entreprises à Caen, an MBA from the University of St. Thomas, and will complete her Ph.D. in higher education from the University of North Dakota in 2020.