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Dean of Students

Kirsten Moss-Frye, Dean of Students

Ms. Kirsten Moss-Frye came to Motlow State from California State University Channel Islands (CI) in Southern California in August of 2016. During her 15 years at CI, she oversaw multi-cultural programs, disability programs, veteran affairs, new student orientation, and transition programs. While at CI, Ms. Moss-Frye excelled at Academic and Student Affairs collaborations on workshops, events, and activities, serving in conjunction with faculty as the Student Affairs Director of the Center of Multicultural Engagement. As a founding member of CI, Ms. Moss-Frye served 15 years of excellence in establishing multiple signature events and student traditions.At her departure, she was awarded the "Presidential Seal" by the President of the University, Dr. Richard R. Rush. She is passionate about student leadership and retention program development and creating student-centered environments on campus.

Dean Moss-Frye received her Associate's degree in Art from Pierce College in Los Angeles, CA, her Bachelor's degree in Sociology from California State University in Northridge, and her Master's degree in Communication from Eastern New Mexico University. While in graduate school at Eastern New Mexico University, she taught Interpersonal Communications and received top rank in her class.

Ms. Moss-Frye and her husband, Ryan Frye, have two children: Jolene and Jonathan and have made their home in Tullahoma. She enjoys gardening, volleyball, biking, and hiking.Ms. Moss also makes her own natural body care and green cleaning products, and she is interested in sustainable living resources for the next generation.