Professional Experience

Education Back to Top

Doctor of Philosophy - Educational Administration (Specialization in Higher Education Leadership)

July 2016 Indiana State University Terra Haute, IN

 

Master of Arts - Psychology

May 2007 Fisk University Nashville, TN

 

Bachelor of Arts - Communication

August 2001 University of Louisville Louisville, KY


Current Employment Back to Top

Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management and Student Affairs

2013 - Present
Indiana University Southeast
New Albany, IN

Summary of Position Responsibilities

  • Lead, organize, and assess the student services division, which includes Financial Aid, Admissions, Career Development, Athletics, Counseling, Residence Life & Housing, Center for Mentoring, and Campus Life, which encompasses Student Activities, Student Government, Greek Life, the Adult Student Center, and the Children's Center, for a public, four-year campus with a population of 5,874 graduate and undergraduate students and a satellite graduate campus in Jeffersonville, IN
  • Oversee the preparation and submission of individual unit budgets and a consolidated budget for the division, totaling $17.1 million in student fees, auxiliary revenues, restricted and general funds
  • Supervise nine unit directors and oversee a division of nearly 75 full and part-time professionals and 100 student employees and graduate assistants, and oversee the full range of Enrollment Management efforts, including policy research, strategic planning, and assessment of recruitment and retention goals
  • Evaluate the activities of the various reporting units; develop policies and procedures and monitor implementation of these; determine when modifications are needed and develop plans as appropriate
  • Oversee the preparation and submission of individual unit budgets and supervise preparation of a consolidated budget for the division
  • Conduct long-range planning for the continued provision of student services and for the implementation of new initiatives
  • Develop and modify policies based on evaluation of student and institutional needs
  • Conduct research as it pertains to the recruitment and retention of students and direct the efforts of various offices to achieve recruitment and student retention goals
  • Serve as the campus officer to determine appropriate action for students who have been charged with violations of rights and responsibilities
  • Provide guidance, make presentations, and participate in discussions with various agencies regarding campus and University programs
  • Serve as a member of the Chancellor's Cabinet; serve on other campus and University Committees
  • Seek out and supervise the administration of grant-funded programs
  • Collaborate with the Vice-Chancellor for Alumni and Community Relations regarding the marketing function of the University and coordinate various functions through partnership with Academic Affairs
  • Perform employment responsibilities including hiring, supervising, and evaluating staff and monitor staff development for the Division


Previous Employment Back to Top

Vice President of Student Engagement and Enrollment Management

2010 - 2013 Fisk University Nashville, TN

Summary of Position Responsibilities

  • Supervise and assess recruitment, enrollment, retention management, co-curricular and extracurricular student developmental experience for campus of approximately 625 undergraduate and graduate students annually
  • Develop and implement Divisional Strategic Plan that supports the University’s overall academic mission and provides framework for metrics, assessment, and outcomes toward enhanced delivery of student services with oversight of $8.1 million budget
  • Select, train, supervise and evaluate professional staff in Admission & Recruitment, Financial Aid, Student Engagement (Career Development & Leadership, Student Development & Programs, Student Government, International Student Services, Community Service, Greek Life, Judicial Affairs, Student Activities Board, eCampus Bookstore, Fisk Spirit Store), Campus Services (Dining, Counseling, Health Clinic, Residence Life, Mail Center), Living Learning Centers & First-Year Experience, Athletics & Recreation, Academic Excellence & Student Performance, Campus Safety and Information & Technology
  • Oversight of strategic recruitment and enrollment plan, and provide direction in the meeting of institutional goals and development of external relationships for recruitment
  • Monitor student satisfaction and provide system for addressing student concerns while utilizing research methodologies to assess student learning outcomes, student values & satisfaction, and to identify programming needs
  • Engage faculty, staff, alumni, student, and parent involvement in student retention
  • Oversee the implementation of an integrated communication and marketing strategy that incorporates print and electronic communications, phone calls, and the college website to build effective relationships with prospective students and influence decisions to apply and enroll
  • Collaborate with University Advancement to leverage Career Development relationships into investments in University
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of automation processes for units to enhance provision of services to students
  • Oversight of compliance with all federal and state requirements for reporting use of Title III and Title IV funds within Division, and reporting campus crime statistics
  • Lead university committees related to enrollment management, student services and behavioral intervention
  • University Representative to Board of Trustees Audit Committee

Dean of Student Engagement

2009-2010 Fisk University Nashville, TN

Summary of Outcomes, Productivity, and Responsibilities

  • Opened first-ever on campus Health Clinic in Spring 2010 which averages 8.98 out of 10 satisfaction rating among students each semester from opening to present
  • Responsible for collaborative planning, management, and facilitation of New Student Orientation and Parent Orientation. Increased faculty participation in student orientation from 12 faculty representatives prior to 2009 to 44 in 2010
  • Provide framework and oversight for Anti-Hazing Education Program for Greek Letter Organizations members and advisors which has reduced hazing complaints and findings on campus from nine from 2003-2008 to one from 2009-present while increasing number of Greek Letter Organizations from five to eleven since 2009
  • Established Student Publications Board which published first student newspaper since 1994 and first student yearbook since 1998
  • Increased number of NAIA varsity sports from three to five
  • Opened first on-site counseling center
  • Established Student Engagement Institute for professional and para-professional staff training
  • Revised dining services contract to expand services and refurbish dining area and renovate kitchen area which increased average overall student satisfaction with campus dining from 4.79 to 8.10 overall out of a possible high score ten in three semesters

Assistant Dean of Student Affairs

2004-2009 Fisk University Nashville, TN

Summary of Position Responsibilities

  • Supervise and coordinate residential experience for on-campus housing and utilize SCT Banner for management of student module, residential occupancy, and student accounts
  • Responsible for planning and facilitation of Parent Orientation
  • Served as Chief Housing Officer and responsible for supervision, training, and evaluation of Residence Life professional staff including Coordinator for Housing Activities and Programs, and Residence Hall Professional Staff
  • Implemented theory-based residence education model and revised staff training for student and professional staff through implementing an educative program and community standards model which led to 142% increase in programming on campus and an 81.36% reduction in conduct violations from 2005-2009
  • Responsible for oversight of University’s Student Complaint Policy
  • Founded and advised Student Activities Board
  • Responsible for review and assessment of student handbook, benchmarking trends and policies of other universities, assessing relevance of current policies, and coordinating committee to update standards and procedures
  • Oversight of University-wide HIV/AIDS initiatives, Health Education workshops, and Alcohol Abuse Education programming
  • Serve as Chief University Judicial Officer and Chair of University Disciplinary Council and implemented sanction monitoring program and educative initiatives that reduced disciplinary recidivism rate by 73%
  • Responsible for oversight of approvals and referrals for students moving off-campus and assistance with commuter student support programs
  • Facilitated annual Student Leadership Training Institute
  • Emergency and Crisis Response

Director, New Livingstone Living Learning Center

2003-2004 Fisk University Nashville, TN

Summary of Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinated administrative and student developmental experience of a 220-bed, traditional, Freshman and Sophomore Male, Living/Learning Community oriented Residence Hall
  • Responsible for in-hall room assignment process, room changes, assistance with building changes, monitored occupancy records, and SCT BANNER student module
  • Responsible for coordination of Title III Grant funded Living Learning Center which included Recruitment and Supervision of volunteer tutors in the areas of Biology, Calculus & Sciences, Business & Math, English & Writing, and Spanish, while additionally responsible for development and implementation of community outreach initiatives and programming pertinent to Residential Learning Community
  • Responsible for supervision and evaluation of 6 Resident Assistants, 12 Desk Staff Employees, 4 Computer Lab Attendants, 6 Learning Center Tutors, and 1 Assistant Residence Hall Director
  • Monitored reporting and completion of maintenance, facility, and custodial issues
  • Responsible for advisement, recruitment, selection, training and facilitating election process of Residence Hall Judicial Board and Residence Hall Council
  • Responsible for research, development, and writing of campus-wide Written Student Complaint Policy and all accompanying documents
  • Emergency and Crisis Response

Operations Manager, Student Housing Office

2002-2003 Loyola Marymount University Los Angeles, CA

Summary of Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for administration and direction of Occupancy and Operations Management for Student Housing Office, including assignment and billing processes of 2902-bed campus consisting of 10 traditional residence halls, 6 apartment complexes, and 2 off-campus houses
  • Utilized SCT BANNER and Microsoft Access Databases for day-to-day management of occupancy, billing, and student status in housing assignment processes, in addition to generating weekly occupancy reports and projections based on trends in enrollment
  • Responsible for supervision and evaluation of Student Housing Operations Staff, consisting of two Assignment Coordinators, one Operations Coordinator and management of office operations
  • Responsible for planning, coordination, and implementation of Spring Residence Hall Selection, Student Housing Lottery, and Summer School assignment processes
  • Assistance provided to students and parents with room assignment or billing questions, deferment of housing payments, cancellations, and monitoring occupancy records
  • Chair of Student Housing Appeals Board
  • Assisted Director of Housing with development of Off-Campus Student Services program
  • Served as liaison with Disability Support Services, Student Athletics, Controller’s Office, Student Accounts, Office of the Registrar, and various University departments in relation to special assignment needs of students to expedite housing assignment processes
  • Responsible for revision of departmental publications including Housing License Agreement, Application for Student Housing, Student Housing Handbook, and all guidelines and documents related to the housing assignment process

Summer Conference Manager, Department of University Housing

Summer 2002 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA

Summary of Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinated campus wide summer conference program in 6 residence halls, which included over 30 various co-ed sport camps, music and band groups, culinary programs, academically focused groups, and first year student orientation
  • Responsible for selection, training, and supervision of Conference Assistant Staff and supervision of one graduate assistant
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive staff training focused on customer service and enforcement of University Housing policies and procedures
  • Position included billing, monitoring key distribution and return, and facilitating arrival and departure of camp and conference groups
  • Served as liaison between conference group advisors and coordinators to meet special needs of camp and conference groups
  • Monitored cleaning and maintenance staff and coordinated schedule for both daily cleaning routines and cleaning and repairs between conference sessions

Hall Director, Kennedy Residential Complex

2001-2002 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA

Summary of Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinated administrative and developmental experience of a 434-bed, apartment and suite style living, co-educational, Upper Class and Athletic Experience, Living/Learning Community oriented Residential Complex
  • Maintained and monitored location management module utilizing SCT BANNER
  • Responsible for training, supervision, and evaluation of 7 Resident Advisors and 6 Desk Assistants
  • Facilitated hall-wide programming to enhance and support Living/Learning Community theme of Residence Hall, while directing Resident Advisor staff to develop LLC initiatives through programming within their residence communities
  • Adjunct areas included advisement of Kennedy Residence Hall Council/Action Team, and co-instruction of GSU 2222-Preparing Students for University Service-Resident Advisor Leadership
  • Responsible for advisement, recruitment, selection, and training of campus-wide Residence Hall Judicial Board
  • Oversaw budgeting and fund allocation, and maintained payroll records for student staff
  • Emergency and Crisis Response

Resident Director, Stevenson Hall

2000-2001 University of Louisville Louisville, KY

Summary of Position Responsibilities

  • Coordinated administrative and developmental experience of a 106-bed, community and academically oriented, co-educational, upper-class residence hall
  • Assisted with monitoring and entering student assignments at Peoplesoft
  • Supervised 5 Resident Interns, 2 Resident Assistants, and 12 Desk Staff employees
  • Monitored, reported, and followed up cleaning/maintenance concerns
  • Facilitated programming utilizing the B.A.S.I.C. (Building A Strong Involving Community) programming model to enhance socio-educational experience of residents
  • Oversaw budgeting and fund allocation
  • Emergency and Crisis Response


Community and Volunteer Service Back to Top

  • Assistant Coach, 5-6 Year Old Division, New Albany Little League, New Albany, IN, Volunteer
  • Assistant Flag Football Coach, 5-6 Year Old Division, YMCA, New Albany, IN, Volunteer
  • Go to High School Go to College”, National Program, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Louisville, KY, Statesboro, GA, Los Angeles, CA, Nashville, TN
  • A Vote-less People is a Hopeless People”, National Program, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., Louisville, KY, Statesboro, GA, Los Angeles, CA, Nashville, TN
  • Head Basketball Coach, 8-10 Year Old Division, Youth Incorporated, Nashville, TN, volunteer

  • Walk-As-One, Community Nashville, Nashville, TN, volunteer
  • Head Basketball Coach, 10-12 Year Old Division, Jr. NBA, YMCA, Inglewood, CA, volunteer
  • Step Team Coach, Barrett Middle School, Louisville, KY, volunteer
  • Red Cross Blood Drive, Nashville, TN, volunteer
  • March of Dimes, Louisville, KY, volunteer
  • Boys and Girls Club, Louisville, KY, volunteer
  • Drug Abuse Resistance and Education, Elkton, KY, volunteer

Secured Grants, Donations, and Grant Management Back to Top

  • $245,000 One Year Indiana Commission for Higher Education Grant Funding, 2015
  • $2,201,600 Title III Grant for Academic Support Funding, 2012-2017 (Project Director)
  • $4,500 Alumni Gift for Student Publications Board, 2011
  • $1,008,010 Title III Grant for Academic Support Funding, 2010-2012 (Project Director)
  • $400,000 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant for Pre-College Program, 2010 (Co-Principal Investigator)
  • $100,000 Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Grant for Student Recruitment & Retention, 2010
  • $20,000 grant for student programs, Wal-Mart, 2009
  • $8,000 grant for student programs, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, 2009
  • $2,000 donation, Glaceau, 2009
  • In-kind donation of radio advertisements, $5000 value, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, 2009
  • $25,000 Google donation earmarked for Career Development & Leadership, 2009
  • $4,000 donation for scholarships, Wal-Mart, 2008
  • $4,000 donation for scholarships, Coca-Cola Bottling Company, 2008


Publications Back to Top


Meriwether, J.L. (2016)

Shaping strategies for student affairs fundraising.
  National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Knowledge Community Publication. Spring. (59-61).

Cuyjet, M. J. & Meriwether, J. L. (2016)

Environmental influences on college culture.
  In M. J. Cuyjet, C. Linder, M. F. Howard-Hamilton, and D. L. Cooper (Eds.), Multiculturalism on campus: Theory, models, and practices for understanding diversity and creating inclusion (2nd ed.; pp. 40-65). Sterling, Va: Stylus.

Gross, L. & Meriwether, J. L. (2016)

Student engagement through digital data.
  In E. Cabellon & J. Ahlquist (Eds.), Engaging the digital generation (New Directions for Student Services No. 155, pp. 75-89). San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.

Meriwether, J. L. (2016)

My unexpected learning about adult learners: Engaging adult learners through intentional advocacy.
  About Campus, 21(2), 17-22. doi: 10.1002/abc.21204

Meriwether, J.L. & Briscoe, K.L.  (2015, June 22)

Practical approaches to successful partnerships with faculty.
  The Student Affairs Feature
Retrieved June 2015 http://studentaffairsfeature.com/practical-approaches-to-successful-partnerships-with-faculty/

Meriwether, J.L. & Windover, R. J. (2015)

No longer excluding but including LGBTQ student athletes.
  National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Knowledge Community Publication. Spring. (57-59).

Brown, P. G., Meriwether, J. L., O'Connell, C, & Pasquini, L. A. (2015) Contributing Authors in E. Qualman

What Happens on Campus Stays on YouTube
  Cambridge, MA: Equalman Studios

Meriwether, J.L. (2014, January 21)

Strategies to navigate student engagement: Concepts to tweet and remember.
  The Student Affairs Feature
Retrieved January 21, 2014 http://studentaffairsfeature.com/strategies-to-navigate-student-engagement-concepts-to-tweet-and-remember/

Meriwether, J.L. & Hart, A.J. (2015)

Welcome to Campus: Strategies to increase connectedness for LGBT students.
  In R. Shepherd & J. Breslin (Eds.), ACPA Academic Support Monograph Series: 2014 Briefs on Academic Support in Higher Education (pp. 16-22). Washington, D.C.: ACPA.

Meriwether, J.L. & Hunt, B. (2014)

Supporting identity development among multiracial students to increase institutional connectedness.
  National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Knowledge Community Publication Spring (37-38)

Meriwether, J.L. (2013 - present)

Social Media & Higher Education Columnist Socialnomics.net
  http://www.socialnomics.net/author/jason-l-meriwether


Teaching Back to Top


Educational Leadership 607 - Principles of Educational Leadership

Spring 2017 University of Louisville Louisville, KY

Educational Leadership 693 - College Students in the United States

Fall 2016 University of Louisville Louisville, KY

Psychology 341 - Social Psychology


Fall 2007-Fall 2009 Fisk University Nashville, TN

Psychology 180 - General Psychology

Summer 2008-Fall 2009 Fisk University Nashville, TN

Assistant Instructor - GSU 2222 - Preparing Students for University Service

Fall 2001 Georgia Southern University Statesboro, GA


Guest Lecture Back to Top

Introduction to Higher Education Administration

October 2015 Bellarmine University Louisville, KY

Introduction to College Student Personnel

September 2015 University of Louisville Louisville, KY

Technology in Student Affairs

April 2014 Louisiana State University Baton Rouge, LA

Master's Internship Course

February 2014 University of Louisville Louisville, KY

College Student Personnel Services

March 2012 Vanderbilt University Nashville, TN

College Environments

December 2011 The Pennsylvania State University State College, PA

Introduction to Higher Education Law

September 2011 Tennessee State University Nashville, TN

Student Affairs Services

June 2008 & October 2011 University of Louisville Louisville, KY

Student Services Administration

Summer 2009 & Summer 2011 Eastern Illinois, University Charleston, IL


Selected Presentations and Professional Memberships Back to Top

  • Keynote Speaker:  From Today to Graduation:  An Experience to Create, Cultivate, & Remember, Lindsey Wilson College New Student Welcome Ceremony, Columbia, KY, 2016
  • Scaling up a Degree in 4 Scholarship Program: A collaboration between Academic Affairs, Student Affairs and Faculty, co-presenter, American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Academic Affairs Summer Meeting, Denver, CO, 2016
  • Shaping Strategies for Student Affairs Fundraising, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Student Affairs Fundraising Conference, Columbus, OH, 2016
  • Keynote Speaker:  Shaping Student Success through Engagement:  Measurement, Strategy, & Impact, Fashion Institute of Technology EMSS Professional Development Day, New York, NY, 2016
  • Keynote Speaker:  Training versus Trials:  Educative Strategies to Reduce the Impact & Liability of Hazing, EverFi Health & Safety Symposium for Fraternity & Sorority Organizations, Indianapolis, IN, 2016
  • Courtrooms vs. Classrooms: Mitigating Greek Life Hazing and Violence, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 2016
  • Panel: Critical Questions: A Discussion with Colleagues and Friends, panelist, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Conference (NASPA), Indianapolis, IN, 2016
  • Panel: Role of Vice Presidents in Mentoring Rising Student Affairs Staff, panelist, American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2016
  • Panel: Keeping Current: Forecasting Issues and Trends in Student Affairs, panelist, American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2016
  • Courtrooms vs. Classrooms: Mitigating Greek Life Hazing and Violence, American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Conference, Montreal, Canada, 2016
  • Using a Predictive Indicator Model to Improve Student Retention, co-presenter, American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU) Academic Affairs Winter Meeting, Austin, TX, 2016
  • Respect, Death, and Tradition: Exploring Greek Life Hazing and Violence, co-presenter, Association of Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) Conference, St. Petersburg, FL, 2016
  • Keynote Speaker:  Building Your Brand:  Leadership to Shape, Share, & Remember, College Personnel Association of Kentucky Annual (CPAK) Conference, Centre College, Danville, KY, 2016
  • Keynote Speaker:  Building Your Brand:  Leadership to Shape, Share, & Remember, Emerging Perspectives in Student Affairs Leadership Conference, New York Institute of Technology, Manhattan, NY, 2015
  • Keynote Speaker:  Building Your Brand:  Leadership to Shape, Share, & Remember, University of Dayton Fall Student Leadership Conference, Dayton, OH, 2015
  • Using a Predictive Indicator Model to Improve Retention, NASPA Assessment & Persistence Conference, Boston, MA, 2015
  • Keynote Speaker:  Redefining Leadership and Tradition:  Hazing and Violence in Student Organizations, Mississippi University for Women Leadership Summit 2015, Columbus, MS, 2015
  • Keynote Speaker:  From Survival Mode to Success Story, Association for the Promotion of Campus Activities (APCA) National Conference, Jacksonville, FL, 2015
  • Moving from Invisibility to Intentionality: Persistence Strategies for Student Veterans, co-presenter, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), New Orleans, LA, 2015
  • Intersections of Identity Roundtable for the Multiracial Knowledge Community, roundtable moderator, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), New Orleans, LA, 2015
  • High Touch & High Tech: Panel on the Future of Deans & Vice Presidents on Social Media, panelist, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), New Orleans, LA, 2015
  • Glass Ceilings or Mirrors? Career Trajectory for Black Student Affairs Professionals, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), New Orleans, LA, 2015
  • Respect, Death, and Tradition: Exploring Greek Life Hazing and Violence, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Tampa, FL, 2015
  • Glass Ceilings or Mirrors? Career Trajectory for Black Student Affairs Professionals, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Tampa, FL, 2015
  • Professional Development Through Blogging in Student Affairs, panelist, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Tampa, FL, 2015
  • Tweet the VP: Uncovering the Digitally Accessible SSAO, co-presenter, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Tampa, FL, 2015
  • Pecha Kucha Changing Student Lives 140 Characters at a Time, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Tampa, FL, 2015
  • Welcome Home: Residential Impact on Student Persistence & Revenue Indicators, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), co-presenter, Tampa, FL, 2015
  • Risk versus Reward: How Greek Letter Organization Culture impacts Alcohol & Intimacy, Pre-Conference Workshop, Association of Student Conduct Administration, St. Petersburg, FL, 2015
  • Weighing Life, Liability & Lawsuits: How Hazing & Tradition Influence Greek Organizations, Pre-Conference Workshop, Association of Student Conduct Administration, St. Petersburg, FL, 2015
  • Welcome to Campus:  Strategies to Increase Connectedness for LGBT Students, National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) National Conference, co-presenter, Minneapolis, MN, 2015
  • Welcome to Campus: Strategies to Increase Connectedness for LGBT Students, National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Mid America Regional Conference, co-presenter, Covington, KY, 2014
  • Weighing Life, Liability, & Lawsuits: How Hazing & Tradition Influence Greek Organizations, Southern Association of College Student Affairs (SACSA), co-presenter, Louisville, KY, 2014
  • Moving from Invisibility to Intentionality: Persistence Strategies for Student Veterans, Southern Association of College Student Affairs (SACSA), co-presenter, Louisville, KY, 2014
  • Welcome Home: Residential Impact on Student Persistence & Revenue Indicators, Association of College and University Housing Officers - Internation, National Conference, Washington D.C., 2014
  • Shaping Student Persistence: First Year Retention Rate Strategies Using a Predictive Indicator Model, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Assessment & Persistence Conference, San Antonio, TX, 2014
  • Hazing: Not Just a Greek Problem, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Indianapolis, IN, 2014
  • Welcome to Campus: Strategies to Increase Connectedness for GLBTQ Students, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Indianapolis, IN, 2014
  • Supporting Identity Development among Multiracial Students to Increase Institutional Connectedness, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Baltimore, MD, 2014
  • Hazing: Not Just a Greek Problem, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Baltimore, MD, 2014
  • Welcome to Campus: Strategies to Increase Connectedness for GLBTQ Students, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Baltimore, MD, 2014
  • Multicultural Fraternities and Sororities: Responding to Changing Faces and Values, panelist, Association of Fraternal Leadership & Values Conference, Indianapolis, IN, 2014
  • Board of Directors, Community Nashville, Nashville, TN, 2009-2012
  • Supporting Identity Development among Multiracial Students to Increase Institutional Connectedness, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Multicultural Conference, Las Vegas, NV, 2013
  • Turning Data Into Information: Strategic Growth of First Year Retention for Black Students, National Associaation of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Assement & Persistence Conference, Denver, CO, 2013
  • Where You Work Matters: How Institutional Type Shapes the Work of Chief Student Affairs Officers, Panelist, Vanderbilt University, 2013
  • When Enrollment Isn't Enough: Retaining & Graduating Black Students through Social Change, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Orlando, FL, 2013
  • Win the Lawsuit & Save a Life - Real Talk About Greeks & Hazing, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Orlando, FL, 2013
  • The Glass Ceiling: Where are the Black Student Affairs Professionals?, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA), Orlando, FL, 2013
  • Keynote Speaker: Learners Today, Leaders Tomorrow, Omaha Public Schools Senior Awards Ceremony, Omaha, NE, 2013
  • Win the Lawsuit & Save a Life - Real Talk About Greeks & Hazing, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Las Vegas, NV, 2013
  • Promising Practice: Student Inclusion in Interactive Alcohol Abuse Education Initiatives, American College Personnel Association (ACPA), Las Vegas, NV, 2013
  • The Glass Ceiling: Where are the Black Student Affairs Professionals?, American College Personnel Association Conference (ACPA), Las Vegas, NV, 2013
  • Board of Directors, Community Nashville, Nashville, TN, 2009-2012
  • Keynote Speaker: Innovation in a Student Affairs World, Southern Association of College Student Affairs Conference (SACSA), Memphis, TN, 2012
  • When Enrollment Isn't Enough: Retaining & Graduating Black Students through Social Change, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) Assessment & Persistence Conference, Tampa, FL, 2012
  • I'm More Than My Hair, Professionalism in Higher Education, Panelist, American College Personnel Association Conference (ACPA), Louisville, KY, 2012
  • Student Affairs Speaker Series, Panelist, University of Louisville, 2012
  • When Enrollment Isn't Enough: Retaining & Graduating Black Students through Social Change, National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Conference (NASAP), Norfolk, VA, 2012
  • Theory 2 Action: Residential Life Professional & Student Staff Leadership Training, South Carolina State University, 2011
  • Which Way is Up? The Era of Internet, Liability, and Lawsuits, National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Conference (NASPA), Philadelphia, PA, 2011
  • Assessment is in the Details: Telling Your Student Engagement Story, National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Conference (NASAP), Columbia, S.C., 2011
  • Keynote Speaker: Metropolitan DC-HBCU Expo, Washington DC, 2011
  • The Courtroom vs. the Classroom: Precedent Based Management of Greek Letter Organization Membership Intake on Your Campus, National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Conference (NASAP), Raleigh, N.C., 2010
  • Keynote Speaker: Black History Month Convocation, Northern Arizona University, 2010
  • Every Student Success Story is Your Success Story, Greater Nashville Alliance of Black School Educators Conference, Nashville, TN, 2009
  • From Facebook to Twitter: Rules, Rights and Realities of Social Networks, Panelist, Belmont University, 2009
  • Which Way is Up? Managing Student Engagement in an Era of Internet, Liability and Lawsuits, National Association of Student Affairs Professionals Conference (NASAP), Nashville, TN, 2009
  • Keynote Speaker: Residential Life Leadership Training Closing Ceremony, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, 2008
  • Keynote Speaker: Student Affairs 101 Conference, Illinois College Personnel Association, Eastern Illinois University, 2007
  • National Association of Student Personnel Administrators, member
  • National Association of Student Affairs Professionals, member
  • American College Personnel Association, member
  • Southern Association of College Affairs, member