VPSA Office Staff

VPSA Office Staff

Vice President of Student Affairs ad interim
Dean of Student Life

Joanne E. Vogel Dr. Joanne E. Vogel was appointed Vice President for Student Affairs ad interim effective January 17, 2017. She joined SMU in January 2014 as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Student Life and in that role has overseen a variety of areas within the Division, including Student Transitions & Orientation, Student Activities, Greek Life, the Hughes-Trigg Student Center, Parent and Family Programs, Veterans Support, Multicultural Student Affairs, the Women & LGBT Center, Student Conduct & Community Standards, the SMU Health Center, the SMU Childcare & Preschool Center, and the Dedman Center for Recreational Sports. Dr. Vogel has also previously served as Vice President ad interim, from July 2015 to February 2016.

Prior to coming to SMU, Dr. Vogel was the Director of Wellness at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, where she provided leadership for Health Services; Counseling and Psychological Services; Victim Advocacy; Alcohol, Other Drug, and Violence (AODV) Programming; and Health Promotions. Additionally, she served as the college’s psychological risk manager. 

She earned an undergraduate degree in History and Political Science from Duke University, a Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling from Stetson University, and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Central Florida. She has authored several articles in refereed publications, written book chapters in assessment and couples counseling, and co-authored a book on childhood fears, stress, and trauma.

214-768-4564 | jvogel@smu.edu


Director of Assessment and Strategic Initiatives

Adam R. Cebulski holds his M.S.Ed. degree in Higher Education Administration and Policy from Northwestern University and a B.S. degree in Psychology from Loyola University Chicago. His background has focused on strategic planning and assessment, and he has helped many universities and non-profit organizations implement structural and procedural changes to improve operations. His professional expertise also includes process improvement, program evaluation, marketing, and technology integration. He most recently served as the Director of Research and Strategic Initiatives for Campus Labs and is a independent consultant for higher education institutions. Previously, he held positions within student and academic affairs at Illinois Institute of Technology and Northwestern University.

His research projects include gamification of the student experience, the intersection of identity salience of underrepresented students and leadership development, in-group bias against positive attributes, and the impacts of technology on higher education.

214-768-2280 | acebulski@smu.edu


Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Nan Gunter  |  214-768-2088 | ngunter@smu.edu