James Tyger



James_TygerALUM_40Under40_Logo-white-01.pngJames Tyger
JD '10, PHD '20  |  Gainesville, FL

Director, Campus Engagement
University of Florida
INDUSTRY: Higher Education


As an administrator in higher education, Dr. James Tyger leads multiple departments at the University of Florida centered on campus engagement. He is a key leader in creating student-centered programs that support practical skill development and cultivate a lifetime of memories. He is responsible for preserving time-honored traditions and building new ones.

Nationally, James is a thought-leader in his professional field, actively contributing to knowledge communities on student development, student government and First Amendment issues.
Outside of his direct work, he teaches higher education law at the College of Education and serves as the advisor for the Hispanic Student Association.