Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education


Claude Hutto

Dr. Claude P. Hutto
Associate Professor and Chair
Forbes Arena, Room 266

Dr. Claude Hutto is associate professor and chair of the Department of Kinesiology, Sports Studies and Physical Education at Morehouse College. His published research and interests include college student retention; increasing college students’ application and acceptance rates into graduate/professional schools; and the relationship between student retention and student services with a special comparative interest in African American student retention at historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) and traditionally white institutions (TWIs). Dr. Hutto’s most recently published research article appears in the Journal of the National Society of Allied Health. His work also has been presented to the American Educational Research Association (AERA) and cited by international scholars including those affiliated with the Higher Education Funding Council for England and the Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australia, among others. Dr. Hutto is past director of the National Youth Sports Program (NYSP), a federally funded academic and sports program designed for underserved youth. He holds an appointment as Morehouse College’s Faculty Athletic Representative (FAR), a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) designee who acts as a liaison between the College’s academic programs and athletics department. Dr. Hutto is a former K-12 public and private school teacher, assistant coach and administrator. A cum laudegraduate of Morehouse College he earned the master’s degree in physical education from the University of Georgia and a doctoral degree in educational leadership at Clark Atlanta University.

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