Student Affairs Leadership and Administration

The Vice President for Student Affairs Leadership Team (VPLT) is comprised of unit leaders for each area of the division. The unit leaders oversee the various departments within Student Affairs. The Finance and Business Manager and Executive Assistant to the Vice President are also a part of VPLT and represent the Office of the Vice President.

As an extension of the Office of the Vice President, Student Affairs Administration provide critical and central support to staff at the divisional and departmental levels for assessment, marketing, technology, and staff development.

Vice President for Student Affairs and Leadership Team

Dr. K.C. Mmeje

Dr. Kenechukwu (K.C.) Mmeje

Vice President for Student Affairs

Phone: 214-768-2821 

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Dr. Crystal Clayton

Dr. Crystal Clayton

Senior Executive Director, Hunt Leadership Scholars Program and Hegi Family Career Development Center

Phone: 214-768-2266

Reverend Lisa Garvin

Reverend Lisa Garvin

Chaplain and Minister to the University 

Phone: 214-768-4502

Nan Gunter, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs

Nan Gunter

Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Student Affairs 

Phone: 214-768-2821

Dr. Jennifer JJ Jones

Dr. Jennifer "JJ" Jones

Executive Director for Student Development and Director of Social Change & Intercultural Engagement 

Phone: 214-768-4580

Julis Mwangi

Julius K. Mwangi

Finance and Business Manager

Phone: 214-768-2596

Dr. Dawn F. Norris

Dr. Dawn F. Norris

Chief of Staff 

Phone: 214-768-2821

Dr. Melinda Sutton

Dr. Melinda Sutton

Associate Vice President and Dean of Students 

Phone: 214-768-4564

Dr. Aramis Watson

Dr. Aramis Watson

Dean of Residence Life & Student Housing

Phone: 214-768-2407

Student Affairs Administration

Student Affairs Administration fosters a culture of critical inquiry, compelling storytelling, and strategic and evidence-based decision making across the Division of Student Affairs. It does so by providing critical, central support at the divisional- and departmental-levels in the areas of assessment, marketing, technology, and staff development. Collectively, these efforts amplify the division's capacity to drive transformative change that results in positive impacts on student learning and development.

 

Sarah Allsup

Sarah Allsup

Assistant Director for Marketing

Phone: 214-768-4402
Email: sallsup@smu.edu

Reyna Munoz

Reyna Munoz

Contract and Staff Resources Specialist

Phone: 214-768-6167
Email: rmunozmartinez@smu.edu

Bonnie Pickett

Bonnie Pickett

Technology and Web Specialist

Phone: 214-768-4411
Email: bpickett@smu.edu

Dr. Kim Nelson Pryor

Dr. Kim Nelson Pryor

Director for Student Affairs Assessment and Analytics

Phone: 214-768-6306
Email: knpryor@smu.edu