Student Affairs Leadership Team

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Debra Merchant

Vice President of Student Affairs

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Juan Guardia

Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students


Functional Units: African American Cultural & Resource Center, Bearcat Bands, Dean of Students Office, Ethnic Programs & Services, LGBTQ Center, Parent & Family Programs, Resident Education & Development, Student Conduct & Community Standards

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Nicole Mayo

Assistant Vice President for Engagement & Assessment


Functional Units: Center for Community Engagement, Commencement, Fraternity and Sorority Life, Student Activities & Leadership Development, Women's Center

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Felicia Wallace

Assistant Vice President for Academic Excellence & Support Services


Functional Units: Accessibility Resources, Gen-1 Theme House, 1MPACT House, McNair Scholars Program, Testing Services, Veterans Programs and Services

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Tara Scarborough

Executive Director of Mental Health & Wellness


Functional Units: Counseling & Psychological Services, Student Wellness Center

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Renee Hargrove

Director of Business Affairs


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Heidi Pettyjohn

Executive Director for Accessibility, University ADA Coordinator, University EIT Accessibility Coordinator