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.
Vogel is a member of several professional associations including the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, the Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors, the American College Counseling Association, the American Counseling Association and the Association for Creativity in Counseling.
She attended Duke University, where she received an A.B. in history and political science. She received her M.S. in mental health counseling from Stetson University and a Ph.D. in counselor education and supervision from the University of Central Florida.