Wes K. Waggoner

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

As the Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management, Wes Waggoner oversees the Division of Enrollment Services, which includes the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Office of Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar and Bursar’s Office. He also provides guidance for summer school enrollment. Waggoner serves in this role for the 2015-2016 academic year in lieu of his appointment as Dean of Undergraduate Admission at SMU, a position he assumed in 2011.

About Wes K. Waggoner

Previously Waggoner has held admission roles at TCU, the University of Tulsa, Tulane University, Fort Worth Country Day School and The Episcopal School in Baton Rouge. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Tulane University and an MBA with a concentration in not-for-profit management from the University of Dallas.

A nationally known leader in the admission profession, Waggoner has served as chair of the Professional Development Committee for the National Association of College Admission Counselors, chair of the Admissions Practices Committee for the Texas Association of College Admission Counselors (TACAC), chair of the Higher Education Curriculum committee for the Admission and College Counseling Institute, and as a member of The College Board’s SAT Advisory Committee and the SAT Score Choice Task Force.

On numerous occasions, Mr. Waggoner has presented sessions highlighting diversity, ethics, technology, curricula, and, of course, college planning. In the past he has chaired the Professional Development committee for the National Association for College Admission Counseling and has served on a task-force for College Board’s Score Choice as well as the national advisory committee for the SAT program.

Contact Information

Physical Address

Southern Methodist University
Perkins Administration Building
6425 Boaz Lane, Suite 208
Dallas, Texas 75205



Mailing Address

Southern Methodist University
Office of the Provost
P.O. Box 750221
Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

Other Contacts

Julie Gardner, Administrative Assistant
(214) 768-2130