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Student Affairs Faculty

Dr. Paige Haber

Dr. Paige Haber-Curran
Assistant Professor and Program Coordinator, Student Affairs in Higher Education,
Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology
Ph.D., Leadership Studies - University of San Diego
 
Education
Ph.D., Leadership Studies - University of San Diego
M.A., Department of Counseling and Personnel Services - University of Maryland-College Park
B.S.B.A., Business Management – University of Arizona
B.A., German Studies – University of Arizona
 
Previous Positions Held
2007-2011 Instructor and Doctoral Research Assistant, Department of Leadership Studies, University of San Diego
2009-2011 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Organizational Leadership, Brandman University/ Chapman University College
2007 Assistant Director of Student Activities, University of San Diego
2006 - 2007 Leadership Coordinator, University of Arizona 
 
Phone: 512.245.7628
 

 

Dr. Stan Carpenter
 
Dr. Stan Carpenter
Dean, College of Education
Ph.D., Counseling and Student Personnel Services—University of Georgia
 
Education
Ph.D., Counseling and Student Personnel Services—University of Georgia
M.S., Student Personnel and Guidance—Texas A&M-Commerce
B.S, Mathematics—Tarleton State University
 
Previous Positions Held
2003-2011 Chair of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology Department
1995-2003 Professor of Educational Administration, Texas A&M University
2001-2003 Director, Center for Leadership in Higher Education, Texas A&M University
1987-1998 Executive Director of the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
1989-1995 Associate Professor, Educational Administration, Texas A&M University
1985-1989 Assistant Professor, Educational Administration, Texas A&M University
1982-1984 Assistant Director of Development, Texas A&M University
1979-1981 Dean of Students, University of Arkansas-Monticello
 
Phone: 512.245.2150
Dr. Joanne Smith

Dr. Joanne H. Smith
Vice President for Student Affairs
Ph.D., Student Personnel Administration—Kansas State University

Education
Ph.D., Student Personnel Administration—Kansas State University
M.Ed., Counseling and Student Personnel—Wichita State University
B.S., Elementary Education—Edinboro University of Pennsylvania
 
Previous Positions Held
2000-2004 Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Director,
                   Enrollment Management, Texas State University
1992-2000 Director, Residence Life, Texas State University
1986-1991 Assistant Director, Residence Life, Arizona State University
1976-1986 Director, Residence Life, Judicial Affairs and Orientation, McPherson College
 
Phone: 512.245.2152
Dr. Van Wyatt
 
Dr. C. Van Wyatt
Vice President for Information Technology
Ph.D., Counselor Education/Counseling Psychology—Purdue University
 
Education
Ph.D., Counselor Education/Counseling Psychology—Purdue University
M.S., Counseling and Student Personnel Administration—Purdue University
B.A., Sociology—Rutgers University
  
Previous Positions Held
1994-2000 Senior Associate Vice President for Academic Administration &
Information Resources,  University of Houston-Clear Lake
1992-1994 Associate Vice President for Information Resources & Interim Executive Director 
of University Computing & Telecommunications, University of Houston-Clear Lake
1983-1992 Vice President for Student and Academic Services and Tenured Associate
Professor of Psychology, University of Houston-Clear Lake
1989-1990 Interim Dean, School of Education, University of Houston-Clear Lake
1976-1983 Dean of Student Services and Associate Professor of Psychology, University of
Houston-Clear Lake
1975-1976 Acting Director of Student Services and Director of Counseling Center
1975-1975 Director of Counseling and Testing and Assistant Professor
1974-1975 Registrar and Assistant Professor
 
Phone: 512.245.9650
 
 
Dr. Margarita Arellano

Dr. Margarita M.  Arellano
Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Education
Ph.D., Curriculum and Instruction - University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed., Curriculum and Instruction - University of Texas at Austin
B.A., English - The National University of Nicaragua
 
Previous Positions Held
2007-2009 Senior Associate Dean of Students, University of Texas at Austin
2002-2007 Associate Dean of Students, University of Texas at Austin
1995-2002 Assistant/Associate Dean of Students for Retention Services, University of Texas at Austin
1991-1995 Student Affairs Administrator, Retention Services, University of Texas at Austin
1989-1991  Student Development Specialist, Coordinator for Services for Students with Disabilities, University of Texas at Austin
1985-1987 Married Student Housing Site Supervisor,  University of Texas at Austin
 
Phone: 512-245-2124
Dr. Gregory Snodgrass

Dr. Gregory Snodgrass
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Director of the Counseling Center
Ph.D., Educational Psychology—University of California
 
Education
Ph.D., Educational Psychology—University of California
M.S., Counseling Psychology—University of Alaska
B.A., French—University of Alaska
 
Previous Positions Held
1986-present   Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Director of the Counseling Center, Texas State University
1984-present Associate Professor of Psychology, Texas State University
1978-1984 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Texas State University
 
Phone: 512.245.2208
Dr. Sherri Benn

Dr. Sherri Benn
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs /Director of Multicultural Student Affairs ,Texas State University
Ph.D., Educational Administration-University of Texas at Austin
 
Education
Ph.D., Educational Administration--University of Texas at Austin
M.Ed. , Educational Administration --Texas State University
B.S.,  Psychology--Texas State University
 
 Previous Positions Held
2002-2003,2006-2007 Director of Residence Life, Texas State University
2000-2002, Students’ Ombudsman, Texas State University
1995-2000, Assistant Dean of Students, Texas State University
1992-1995, Coordinator of Student Justice, Texas State University
1990-1992, Education/Employment Coordinator/Probation Officer, Hays/Caldwell/Comal Community Supervisions and Corrections District,
Phone: 512-245-2278
Mr. Mark Kennedy

 
Mr. Mark Kennedy
Lecturer- Department of Criminal Justice
Hays County Criminal District Attorney’s Office: Assistant District Attorney – Special Counsel/Chief-Civil Division
Juris Doctorate, University of Houston Law Center

 
Education
Juris Doctorate- University of Houston Law Center
M. S. Education- Texas A&M University
B. S. Psychology-Texas A&M University
 
Previous Positions Held
2004-2006 The Law Office of Mark D. Kennedy, Solo Practitioner of Law
           2001-2004 Hays County District Attorney’s Office, Assistant District Attorney – Forfeitures Prosecutor
                                         
            Email: mk28@txstate.edu