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Ryan D. Wagoner

Director of Transfer Services
Ryan Wagoner
Virginia Tech
Mail Code: 0230


Joining the Academic Affairs office in August 2015, Ryan is responsible for the review, evaluation, articulation, and processing of transfer credit for new, continuing, and returning students. He provides assistance and serves as a resource for students, parents, staff, and faculty to interpret and apply university, state, and federal policies as they relate to transfer credit. Further, he supports the College of Engineering and external, partner academic institutions with dual degree agreements, as well as oversight and management of involvement to Academic Affairs with international programs for undergraduate engineering students.


Ryan received his B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Philosophy from Longwood College in 2002.  He also holds a M.S. in Higher Education from the University of Kentucky with his research focused on broad-based transfer student issues.


Ryan joins the College of Engineering from the University of Kentucky where he has served students in various roles since 2007.  He began his career in Student Affairs as an educator and program coordinator in the Violence Intervention and Prevention Center.  From there, he moved to Enrollment Management where he first served as the Transfer Recruiter, then Assistant Director of Transfer Services, and finally as the Associate Director of the Transfer Center; a new office he helped create and implement.  He has a passion working for students, and a particular interest in the holistic transfer student experience.