General Kratzer is the Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Florida. In this role, he is responsible for developing and leading effective student services and programs in areas such as Housing & Residence Education, the Counseling & Wellness Center, Multicultural and Diversity Affairs, the Career Resource Center and the J. Wayne Reitz Union among others.
General Kratzer serves on the board of directors for the National Association of College Auxiliary Services Education Foundation. He is the recipient of UF Student Government’s C. Arthur Sandeen Award, the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Leadership Gainesville Alumni of the Year Award, the Western Illinois Alumni Achievement Award and the University of Florida President’s Humanitarian Award.
General Kratzer holds a bachelor’s degree from Western Illinois University, a master’s degree from the University of Illinois and is a United States War College graduate. He and his wife, Judy, live in Alachua and have two daughters, Jenny and Becky.