Organizational Structure

Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. Jayne Brownell

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Dr. Jayne Brownell joined the Division of Student Affairs on March 1, 2014 as the Vice President for Student Affairs. She represents the division on the President's cabinet and the interests of Miami students at the executive level. Dr. Brownell oversees the Division of Student Affairs with direct reports from:

  • Associate VP / Dean of Students
  • Assistant VP / Student Life
  • Advancement
  • Assessment
  • Budget and Technology
  • Myaamia Tribe Relations

Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students

Dr. Mike Curme

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The Associate Vice President for Student Affairs/Dean of Students provides administrative leadership for on-campus living, academic advising, transition programs, emergency response, and case management. Specifically, the following offices report to this position:


Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs - Student Engagement and Leadership

Dr. Scott Walter

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The Assistant VP for Student Affairs/Student Life provides oversight and direction for student activities and engagement, the Armstrong Student Center, and student health and wellness. Specifically, the following offices report to this position:


Associate Dean of Students

Dr. Gwen Fears

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The Associate Dean of Students provides oversight and direction for divisional assessment initiatives and student transition programs, including:


Student Affairs - Regional Campuses

Dr. Peter Haverkos, Senior Assistant Dean for Student and Academic Success

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The Regional Senior Assistant Dean of Student and Academic Success at Hamilton and Middletown provides oversight and direction for the following regional offices/departments: 

  • Academic Advising
  • Athletics
  • Child Care
  • Career Services and Professional Development
  • Center for Civic Engagement (MUH)
  • Community Engagement and Service (MUM)
  • Disability Services
  • English Language Center (ELC)
  • Learning Assistance
  • Diversity and Multicultural Services
  • New Student Orientation
  • Student Activities
  • Student Counseling Services
  • Student Government 
  • TRIO Student Support Services

Updated September 2016