Ashley Tull

Clinical Associate Professor & Program Director for Ed.D. in Higher Education

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Education Policy and Leadership

Education:

Ed.D., Florida State University

Contact

3101 University Blvd Ste. 345 Box 750114 Dallas, TX 75275

214-768-4493
atull@smu.edu

About

Dr. Ashley Tull serves as a Clinical Associate Professor and as Program Director for the Ed.D. in Higher Education Program. Most recently he served as the Director of Assessment and Strategic Initiatives for the Division of Student Affairs at Southern Methodist University. He has held previous administration and teaching roles at Tarleton State University, the University of Texas at Arlington, University of Arkansas–Fayetteville, and Florida State University. Tull earned a bachelor of science with honors in social and rehabilitation services and a master’s of education in college student personnel services from the University of Southern Mississippi. He received a graduate certificate in human resource development and a doctorate of education in higher education administration from Florida State University, where he was a Hardee Scholar.

Tull has edited three books; The Handbook for Student Affairs in the Community Colleges, with Linda Kuk and Paulette Dalpes; New Realities in the Management of Student Affairs: Emerging Specialist Roles and Structures for Changing Times, with Linda Kuk; and Becoming Socialized in Student Affairs: A Guide for New Professionals and Their Supervisors, with Joan Hirt and Sue Saunders. His research has been published in the College Student Affairs Journal, NASPA Journal, the Journal of College and Character, Research in the Schools, Journal of Organizational Learning and Leadership, Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors and the Journal of College Student Development.

As a practitioner, his research interests centered on management concepts and supervision in student affairs and higher education and the role of the senior student affairs officer. As a faculty member, his research interests are centered on fraternal values and the history of college fraternities. In 2017 he received the SMU Rotunda Outstanding Professor Award. Tull also serves as a volunteer for Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity.

BOOKS

 Tull, A., Kuk, L., & Dalpes, P. (Eds.). (2014). The Handbook for Student Affairs in the Community College.  Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 Tull, A., & Kuk, L. (Eds.). (2012). New Realities in the Management of Student Affairs: Emerging Specialist Roles and Structures for Changing Times. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 Tull, A., Hirt, J.B., & Saunders, S. (Eds.).  (2009). Becoming Socialized in Student Affairs Administration: A Guide for New Professionals and their Supervisors. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

BOOK CHAPTERS

 Tull, A., Rose, M. (In Press). Primary and Secondary Experiences of College Fraternity and Sorority Members in Activism Initiatives. In M. T. Miller & D. V. Tolliver (Eds.). Exploring the Technological, Societal, and Institutional Dimensions of College Student Activism. Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Tull, A., Grace, J., & Nelson-Pinkston, C. (In Press). Values and Their Place in Fraternities and Sororities. In P. A. Sasso & J. L. DeVitis (Eds.). Fraternities and Sororities in the Contemporary Era: A Pendulum of Tolerance. New York, NY: Peter Lang.       

Tull, A., & Cavins-Tull, K. Are Fraternities and Sororities Relevant in Today’s World. In J. L. DeVitis & P. A. Sasso (Eds.). (2017). Colleges at the Crossroads: Taking Sides on Contested Issues. New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Tull, A., Kuk, L., & Dalpes, P. (2014) Preface. In Tull, A., Kuk, L., & Dalpes, P. (Eds.). (2015). The Handbook for Student Affairs in the Community College.  Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 Tull, A. (2014). Introduction to Student Affairs in the Community College. In Tull, A., Kuk, L., & Dalpes, P. (Eds.). (2015). The Handbook for Student Affairs in the Community College.  Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 Tull, A., Wallace, E. (2014). Strategic Planning and Assessment for Student Affairs in the Community College. In Tull, A., Kuk, L., & Dalpes, P. (Eds.). (2015). The Handbook for Student Affairs in the Community College.  Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 Kuk, L., Dalpes, P., & Tull, A. (2014). Conclusions and Recommendations on Student Affairs in the Community College. In Tull, A., Kuk, L., & Dalpes, P. (Eds.). (2015). The Handbook for Student Affairs in the Community College.  Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing.

 Tull, A. (2012). Staff Involvement in Governance and Policy Formation Internal and External to Student Affairs Organizations. In J. Murray, & M. T. Miller (Eds.). (2011). Staff Governance and Institutional Policy Formation. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, (pp. 83-97).

 Tull, A. & *Rammell, N. (2012). Emerging Specialist Roles Within Student Affairs Organizations. In A. Tull & L. Kuk (Eds.). (2012). New Realities in the Management of Student Affairs: Emerging Specialist Roles and Structures for Changing Times. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, (pp. 34-46).

Tull, A. & Kuk, L. (2012). Conclusion. In A. Tull & L. Kuk (Eds.). (2012). New Realities in the Management of Student Affairs: Emerging Specialist Roles and Structures for Changing Times. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, (pp. 206-214).

 Tull, A. (2009). Involvement in Learning and Athletic Participation. In D. Kissinger, & M. T. Miller (Eds.). (2009). College Student Athletes: Challenges, Opportunities, and Policy Implications. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, (pp. 201-215).

Tull, A. (2009). Supervision and Mentoring in the Socialization Process. In A. Tull, J. B. Hirt, & S. Saunders (Eds.). (2009). Becoming Socialized in Student Affairs Administration: A Guide for New Professionals and their Supervisors. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, (pp. 129-151).

Tull, A, Hirt, J. B., & Saunders, S. (2009) Concluding Thoughts and Recommendations. In A. Tull, J. B. Hirt, & S. Saunders (Eds.). (2009). Becoming Socialized in Student Affairs Administration: A Guide for New Professionals and their Supervisors. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, (pp. 217-232).

Tull, A. (2007). The Use of Graduate Certificates in the Training of Higher Education Policy Makers and Leaders. In M. T. Miller & D. Wright (Eds.) Training Higher Education Policy Makers and Leaders: A Graduate Program Perspective. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, (pp. 121-135).

Contributor to Dalton, J. C. (2003). Human Resource Management. In S.R. Komives & D. B. Woodward (Eds.) Student Services: A Handbook for the Profession, 4th Edition. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, (pp. 397-419).

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Tull, A., Shaw, A., Barker, B., & Sandoval, T. (Accepted). A Comparative Analysis of Greek Values Across Organizational Types and Cultures. Journal of Multicultural Affairs.

Tull, A., Shaw, A., & Barker, B. (2018). The Values of Undergraduate Panhellenic Women: Universal or Unintentional? College Student Affairs Journal, 36(2), 140-154.

Pugh, D. J., Smith, E., Tull, A., Harbin, J., & Kenner, A. (2018). Legacy of the Dean: A 40- Year Update on Assumptions of the Academic Community. College Student Affairs Journal 36(1), 150-166.

Tull, A., & Shaw, A. (2018). Universally Espoused Fraternal Values on College and University Campuses:  Commonplace or Coincidence? Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors, 12(2), 1-11.

 Tull, A. (2015). Community College Chief Academic Officers’ Role Perception, Job Satisfaction and Propensity to Leave their Institutions. Journal of Organizational Learning and Leadership 13(1).

Tull, A. (2014). An Examination of Community College Senior Student Affairs Officers Role Perception, Job Satisfaction, and Propensity to Leave their Institutions. College Student Affairs Journal, 32(1), 53-65. 

 Tull, A., & Freeman, J. (2012) Reframing Student Affairs Leadership: The Relationship Between Organizational Frames of Reference and Locus of Control. Research in the Schools, 18(1), 33-43.

Tull, A. (2011). Promoting Effective Staffing Practices in Student Affairs: A Review of 10 Years of National Conference Curricula. College Student Affairs Journal, 29(2), 125-135.

Tull, A., & Miller, M. T. (2009) Highways and Byways: Career Paths to the Senior Student Affairs Officer Position. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED505887)

Tull, A., & Freeman, J. (2008). Chief Student Affairs Officer Titles: Standardization of Titles and Broadening of Labels. NASPA Journal, 45(2), 265-281.

Tull, A, & Medrano C. (2008). Character Values Congruence and Person-Organization Fit in Student Affairs: Compatibility Between Administrators and the Institutions That Employ Them. Journal of College and Character, 9(3), 1-16.

Tull, A. (2006). Synergistic Supervision, Job Satisfaction and Intention to Turnover of New Professionals in Student Affairs. Journal of College Student Development, 47(4), 465-480.

BOOK REVIEWS

Tull, A. (2016). Book Review: The Crisis of Campus Sexual Violence: Critical Perspectives on Intervention and Response. Journal of College Student Development, 57 (4).

Tull, A. (2007). Book Review: Excellence Without a Soul: How a Great University Forgot About Education. Journal of College and Character, 8(4), 1-2.

Tull, A. (2007). Book Review: Higher Ground: Ethics and Leadership in the Modern University. Journal of College and Character, 8(2), 1.

Tull, A. (2003). Book Review: Creating Campus Community: In search of Ernest Boyer’s Legacy. Journal of College and Character, 2(1), 1.

EDITOR REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

Tull, A. (2017, Winter). Revisiting the Student Personnel Point of View: A Call to Join Forces for the Betterment of Students. Leadership Exchange, 15(4), 42-43.

Dalpes, P., Kuk, L., Tull, A. (2015). Community Colleges as the Gateway to Higher Education: What Student Affairs Professionals Can Do to Support Success of At-Risk Students. Leadership Exchange 13(2), 18-20.

Tull, A., White, L. S., Vogel, J., Norris, D. (2015). Develop Cross-Functional Work Groups for Operational Excellence in Student Affairs Organizations. Student Affairs Today 18(4), 1, 4-5.

Freeman, J. & Tull, A. (2008). The Cowboy Way: Ethical Practices on the New Frontier. College Services, 8(6), 14-15.

Tull, A. (2008, August). 12 Questions to Ask Yourself When Deciding on a Journal for Publication of your Research. SACSA-lert. www.sacsa.org.Tull, A. (2007, November). The Use of Online Survey Software for Conducting Research in Student Affairs. SACSA-lert.www.sacsa.org.

Tull, A. (2005, June 24). Organizational Socialization of New Professionals in Student Affairs: Part Three- Student Affairs Organizations, with an Emphasis on Supervisory Relationships. Net Results. http://www.naspa.org/netresults.

Tull, A. (2005, May 2). Organizational Socialization of New Professionals in Student Affairs: Part Two- Higher Education Organizations. Net Results. http://www.naspa.org/netresults.

Tull, A. (2005, February 22). Organizational Socialization of New Professionals in Student Affairs: Part One-Organizations as Described in the Management Literature. Net Results. http://www.naspa.org/netresults.

Tull, A. (2003, October 7). Mentoring of New Professionals in Student Affairs: Part Five- Benefits. Net Results. http://www.naspa.org/netresults.

Tull, A. (2003, September 16). Mentoring of New Professionals in Student Affairs: Part Four- Definitions and Characteristics. Net Results. http://www.naspa.org/netresults.

Tull, A. (2003, September 2). Mentoring of New Professionals in Student Affairs: Part Three- Implications for Attrition. Net Results. http://www.naspa.org/netresults.

Tull, A. (2003, August 19). Mentoring of New Professionals in Student Affairs: Part Two- Organizational Entry and Socialization. Net Results. http://www.naspa.org/netresults.

 Tull, A. (2003, July 22). Mentoring of New Professionals in Students Affairs: Part One- Introduction. Net Results. http://www.naspa.org/netresults.

REFEREED PRESENTATIONS ON THE NATIONAL LEVEL

Chen, D., & Tull, A. (2018, November). Partners or Foes: Relationship between Academic Affairs and Student Affairs and Its Impact on Student Learning. Annual Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference, Tampa, FL.

Tull, A. (2018, November). From Bid to Brother: A History of Hazing in American College Fraternities, 1911-Present. Annual History of Education Society National Conference, Albuquerque, NM.

Tull, A., Shaw, A., Barker, B., & Sandoval, T. (2017, March). Universally Espoused Greek Values on College and University Campuses: Commonplace or Coincidence.  Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, San Antonio, TX. (Sponsored by the Fraternity and Sorority Knowledge Community)

Tull, A., Vogel, J., & Norris, D. (2016, March). An Organizational Approach to Reducing Budgets and Creating Efficiencies in Student Affairs. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Ferguson, S. K. , Tull, A., Ellis, M. (2015, November). Resident Assistants' Perceptions of Student Socialization and Community Building in a New Residential Commons Program. Annual Association for the Study of Higher Education Conference, Denver, CO.

Dalpes, P., Kuk, L., Baston, M., Harrell, I, Tull, A. (2015, March). Advancing scholarship about student affairs in community colleges: The Handbook for Student Affairs in the Community College. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Tull, A., White, L., Ferguson, S. K., Rader, L. (2015, March). Assessing Socialization and Community Building of Students and Faculty in a New Residential Commons Program. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Tull, A., White, L., Vogel, J. (2015, March). Organizational Approach to Reducing Budgets and Creating Efficiencies for Human and Fiscal Resources in Student Affairs. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, New Orleans, LA.

Tull, A., Wills, P., Mueller, K., Doyle, D., Harrell, I. (2015, March). Personal and Professional Traits for Success as a Community College SSAO: Perspectives from Current SSAOs and Presidents. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, New Orleans, LA.   

Tull, A. (2015, February). Assessing Socialization and Community Building in a New Residential Commons Program. Annual Texas A&M University Assessment Conference, College Station, TX.

Tull, A., Cavins-Tull, K., Crume, A., Gordon, S. A., Lowery, J. W., & Shook, M. (2014, March). Student Affairs: A Profession or Just Professionals? Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Tull, A., Kuk, L., & Dalpes, P. (2014, March). Contemporary Context for Student Affairs in Community Colleges. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Lowery, J. W., & Tull, A. (2014, March). The Best Training for the Student Affairs Profession?: A Century of Graduate Preparation and Debate. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Brown, W., Shefman, P., & Tull, A. (2014, March). Where’s Your Proof? Demonstrating Impact with Purposeful Assessment. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference, Baltimore, MD. (Sponsored by the Assessment, Evaluation and Research Knowledge Community)

Tull, A. (2013, March). Community College SSAO’s Perceptions, Satisfaction, and Attrition. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Orlando, FL.

Tull, A., Kuk, L., & Cavins-Tull, K. (2012, March). New Realities: Managing Student Affairs in Changing Times. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Phoenix, AZ.

Tull, A. (2011, March). SSAO Viewpoint: Involvement in Governance and Policy Formation. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Tull, A., Pugh, D., Kenner, A., & Harbin, J. (2011, March). The Role of the Dean: 40-Year Update on Constituent Assumptions. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Tull, A. (2010, March). Promoting Staffing Practices: A Review of Conference Curricula. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Chicago, IL.

Tull, A., Pugh, D., Kenner, A., & Harbin, J. (2010, March). Legacy of the Dean: A 40-Year Update on Roles and Assumptions. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Chicago, IL.

Tull, A., Brazzell, J., Harbin, J., Boyles, P., & Flanagin, S. (2009, March). Trends in the Use of Specialist Positions in Staffing Student Affairs Organizations. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference. Seattle, WA.

Tull, A. (2008, March). Graduate Certificate Programs: A Professional Development Strategy for Student Affairs Administrators. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Boston, MA.

Tull, A., Miller, M., Boardman, G., Franco, J., Keppler, K., Murphy, S., & Winniford, J. (2008, March). Highways and Byways: Career Paths to the Chief Student Affairs Officer Position. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Boston, MA.

Shook, M, Tull, A., & Bullard, R. (2008, March). Difficult Staff Management Issues: Conflict Resolution when Hiring, Evaluating, Disciplining and Terminating. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, National Conference, Boston, MA.

Mallory, S., Tull, A. Albin, J., Simmons, B., Drnek, J., DeSanto, J., & Jacks, A. (2008, March). Navigating NASPA: An Insider’s Guide to the Association. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Boston, MA.

Tull, A, & Medrano, C. (March, 2007). Values Congruence in Student Affairs: An Examination of Person-Organization Fit. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators/American College Personnel Association Joint National Conference, Orlando, FL.

Tull, A. (2007, March). Reframing Student Affairs Leadership: Use of an Organizational Frames of Reference Approach. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators /American College Personnel Association Joint National Conference, Orlando, FL.

Garcia, A., Tull, A., Brimage, Y., David-McFarland, E., de la Teja, M., Lewis, J., & Shenk, E. (2006, March). Hiring Practices in Community Colleges: Tips for New Professionals. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Washington, D. C. (Sponsored by the Community & Two-Year Colleges Knowledge Community and the New Professionals and Graduate Students Knowledge Community)

Tull, A., Dalton, J., Ellis, S., Hirt, J., Garcia, A., & Lewis, C. (2006, March). Professional Identity, Socialization and Practical Wisdom: Preparing the Future Generation of Our Profession. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Washington, D.C. (Full day pre-conference program)

Tull, A. (2005, March). Synergistic Supervision: A Method for Insuring the Future for New Professionals. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Tampa, FL. (Sponsored by the New Professionals and Graduate Students Knowledge Community)

Tull, A., Camputaro, J., Crume, A., & Dorn, R. (2005, March). Preparing/Training Student Affairs Professionals: A Realistic Approach to Professional Development. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Tampa, FL.

Tull, A., Dalton, J., & Kline, S. (2004, March). College Student Spirituality: Trends and Practices from Recent Research. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Denver, CO. (Sponsored by the Spirituality in Higher Education Knowledge Community)

Bower, B., Crandall, P., Dalton, J., Dowling, T., Harrell, I., Crume, A., McClinton, M., Tull, A., & Kline, S. (2004, March). The Hardee Center for Women in Higher Education: A Testimony to Her Life, Legacy, and Vision. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Denver, CO.

Tull, A., & Wills, P. (2000, March). The Balanced Scorecard:  A Model for Strategic Planning in Student Affairs. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, Indianapolis, IN.

Tull, A., & Wills, P. (1999, March). Student Services:  Being a Vital Partner in a Virtual World. Annual National Association of Student Personnel Administrators National Conference, New Orleans, LA. (Sponsored by the Adult Learners/Commuter Students/Distance Learners Network)