The Dean of Students is responsible for the oversight of several areas of operation to include: student conduct, financial aid appeals, disabled student services, faculty drops, and reinstatements, campus activities, campus organizations, leadership development, and student related ombudsmanship. Student development theory is the basis for providing holistic strategies to support student services. The role of the Dean of Students demands the understanding of SWOSU's mission, purpose and goals. Protecting the integrity of the institution, educating the campus community, enhancing the opportunity for the human development of the students, faculty, and staff requires communication and program development on student affairs issues and policies. Leading with integrity and setting the expectation of providing friendly, accurate and timely services to students, faculty and staff serves as a guide to our daily operations and service.