Oct 05, 2022  
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog

Administration and Faculty



Administration

Corporate Officers of the University

R. Gerald Turner, President

Brad E. Cheves, Vice President for Development and External Affairs

Rakesh Dahiya, Chief Investment Officer

Elizabeth G. Loboa, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Kenechukwu (K.C.) Mmeje, Vice President for Student Affairs

Chris Regis, Vice President for Business and Finance and Treasurer

Harold W. Stanley, Vice President for Executive Affairs

Paul J. Ward, Vice President for Legal Affairs and Government Relations, General Counsel and Secretary to the Board of Trustees

Academic Deans

Thomas DiPiero, Dean of Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Craig C. Hill, Dean of Joe and Lois Perkins School of Theology, The Leighton K. Farrell Endowed Deanship

Samuel S. Holland, Dean of Algur H. Meadows School of the Arts, Algur H. Meadows Deanship

Holly Jeffcoat, Dean of SMU Libraries

Stephanie L. Knight, Dean of Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development, Leon Simmons Endowed Deanship

Paul Krueger, Dean ad interim of Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering

Matthew B. Myers, Dean of Edwin L. Cox School of Business, Tolleson Chair in Business Leadership

Jason P. Nance, Dean of Dedman School of Law, Judge James Noel Dean and Professor of Law

Robin S. Poston, Dean of the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies

Office of the President

Laura Clegg, Executive Assistant to the President

Maria Dixon Hall, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Advisor to the President for Campus Cultural Intelligence Initiatives

Rick Hart, Director of Athletics

Michael H. Hites, Chief Information Officer

Chandra McQueen, Director of Internal Audit

Samantha Thomas, Executive Director of Institutional Access and Equity and Executive Assistant to the President

Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Daniel Eady, Associate Vice President for Strategy and Operations and Chief of Staff

Sheri Kunovich, Associate Provost for Student Academic Engagement and Success

Peter Moore, Special Adviser to the Provost

Dayna Oscherwitz, Associate Provost for Institutional Planning and Effectiveness

Robin S. Poston, Dean of the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies and Associate Provost for Graduate Education

Michael D. Tumeo, Director for Institutional Research

Wes K. Waggoner, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Paige Ware, Associate Provost for Faculty Success

Division of Enrollment Services

Elena Hicks, Dean of Admission and Executive Director of Enrollment Services

Albert Jabour, Bursar and Executive Director of Enrollment Services

Bobby Lothringer, University Registrar and Executive Director of Enrollment Services

Mary Sauceda, Executive Director of Student Financial Services and Director of Financial Aid

Claudia Sotomayor Hart, Executive Director of Enrollment Services/Director of International Student/Scholar Services

Wes K. Waggoner, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Office of the Vice President for Business and Finance

Ernie Barry, Associate Vice President for Budgets and Finance

Leigh Ann Moffett, Associate Vice President and Chief Risk Officer

Michael Molina, Associate Vice President and Chief Architect for Facilities Planning and Management

Sheri Starkey, Associate Vice President and Chief Human Resource Officer

Alison Tweedy, Associate Vice President of Campus Services

Jim Walters, Chief of Police

Melanie Bailey, Senior Contracts Administrator

Office of the Vice President for Development and External Affairs

Dana Ayres, Senior Executive Director for Program Services and Donor Relations

Robert Bucker, Assistant to the Vice President for Strategic Affairs

Blake Davis, Assistant Vice President for Principal and Major Gifts

Regina Moldovan, Assistant Vice President for Marketing and Communications

Heather Shaw, Assistant to the Vice President for Leadership Projects

Astria Smith, Senior Executive Director for Annual Giving and Alumni Relations

Paula Voyles, Assistant Vice President for School and Project Development

Office of the Vice President for Legal Affairs and Government Relations, General Counsel and Secretary

Susan Howe, Associate University Counsel

Donna Morrow, Associate University Counsel

Kelly Thurman, Associate University Counsel

Briana August, Higher Education Law Fellow

Mary Anne Rogers, Associate University Secretary

Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Mindy Sutton, Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Adam R. Cebulski, Assistant Vice President and Chief of Staff

Aramis Watson, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Residence Life and Student Housing

Crystal L. Clayton, Executive Director of Hegi Family Career Development Center

Lisa Garvin, Chaplain to the University

Offices of the Academic Deans

Dedman College of Humanities and Sciences

Thomas DiPiero, Dean

Renee McDonald, Senior Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs

Thomas W. Carr, Associate Dean for Curriculum

Cox School of Business

Matthew B. Myers, Dean, Tolleson Chair in Business Leadership and David B. Miller Endowed Professor in Business

William R. Dillon, Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Shane C. Goodwin, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Executive Education

James N. Bryan, Associate Dean for BBA Admissions and Advising

Gary T. Moskowitz, Associate Dean for Strategic Planning and Accreditation

Catherine Collins, Assistant Dean for Administration and Facilities

Linda Kao, Assistant Dean for Global Operations

Kevin Knox, Assistant Dean for Alumni and External Relations

Anna Martinez, Executive Director for Communications

Julie Maass, Assistant Dean for Graduate Student Enrollment and Engagement

Jason Rife, Senior Assistant Dean for Career Management Center and Graduate Admissions

Lyle School of Engineering

Paul Krueger, Dean ad interim of Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering

M. Volkan Otugen, Senior Associate Dean, George R. Brown Chair in Mechanical Engineering

Duncan L. MacFarlane, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Bobby B. Lyle Centennial Chair in Engineering Entrepreneurship

DeeDee Conway, Associate Dean of Operations

Jim Dees, Assistant Dean of Assessment, Data, and Graduate Studies

Kathy Hubbard, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Meadows School of the Arts

Samuel S. Holland, Algur H. Meadows Dean

Barbara Hill Moore, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty

David Sedman, Associate Dean for Finance and Operations

Gretchen Elizabeth Smith, Associate Dean for Students

Karen Drennan, Associate Dean for Communications and Strategy, Chief of Staff

Corinna Nash-Wnuk, Associate Dean for Academic and Financial Planning

Simmons School of Education and Human Development

Stephanie L. Knight, Dean, Leon Simmons Endowed Deanship

Anthony Petrosino, Associate Dean for Research and Outreach

Tim Jacobbe, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Rebecca Hood, Senior Assistant Dean for Administrative Affairs and Operations

Kathryn Canterbury, Assistant Dean for Research and Grants Accounting

Anthony Cuevas, Assistant Dean for Learning Technology

Yolette Garcia, Assistant Dean for External Affairs and Outreach

Dedman School of Law

Jason P. Nance, Dean of Dedman School of Law, Judge James Noel Dean and Professor of Law

Jessica Dixon Weaver, Associate Dean for Research

Greg Ivy, Associate Dean for Library and Technology

Mary Spector, Associate Dean for Clinics

Martin L. Camp, Assistant Dean for Graduate and International Programs

Marcie Davis, Assistant Dean for Career Services

Erica S. Fadel, Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Becca Henley, Assistant Dean for Administration and Chief of Staff

Jill Nikirk, Assistant Dean for Admissions

Stephen B. Yeager, Assistant Dean for Students Affairs

Anne G. Beard, Director of Development

Misty Birdsong, Director of Academic Success

Laura G. Burstein, Director of Public Service

Lynn McVicker Dempsey, Director of External Relations

Christine Leatherberry, Director of Alumni Relations

Laura Amberson, Registrar

Perkins School of Theology

Craig C. Hill, Dean of Joe and Lois Perkins School of Theology, The Leighton K. Farrell Endowed Deanship

Hugo Magallanes, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies

Robin S. Poston, Dean of the Moody School of Graduate and Advanced Studies and Associate Provost for Graduate Education

Karen Wray, Executive Assistant to Dean

Alan Itkin, Senior Assistant Dean

Stevie Otto, Director of Recruitment and Admissions

Kerri Bennett, Associate Director

Rachel Ball-Phillips, Director of Fellowships and Awards

Jean Nixon, Program Specialist

Office of Research

Suku Nair, Associate Provost for Research Dean

Shannon Lunt, Assistant Vice President for Research

Heather McClary, Director of Research Compliance

Trang Dinh, Research Compliance Manager

Ruth V. Lozano, Director of Sponsored Projects and Contracts

Katie Wu, Grant & Contract Management Specialist

Mary-Collette Lybrand, Director of Innovation

Christina Valle, Grant & Contract Management Specialist

Leslie Allen, Grant & Contract Management Specialist

Wendy Henry, Grant & Contract Management Specialist

Faculty