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The Division of Student Academic Affairs
Organizational Framework: A High-Level Overview


In collaboration with our colleagues across campus, the Division of Student Academic Affairs will attract and engage all learners with the potential for high-impact lives to maximize their opportunity for growth intellectually, personally and professionally. Within an intentional learning environment and culture, students will meet or exceed their expectations in preparing for life beyond college.

Designated Leader

Dr. Frank Dooley

Jim Hintz (Dean of Students)

Pam Horne

Dr. Beth McCuskey

Dr. Jared Tippets

Todd Wetzel

Focus Area

Teaching & Learning

Advocacy, Health &

Enrollment Management

Campus Life

Student & Career Success

Arts, Culture & Ideas

Units, Programs and Initiatives

  • Center for Instructional Excellence
  • Certificate Program in Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Director of Summer Programs
  • Exploratory Studies
  • Learning Communities
  • Director of Undergraduate Academic Advising
  • PLaCE / Oral English Proficiency Program
  • Service Learning / Boiler Volunteer Network


  • Off-Campus Housing
  • Liaison w/University Religious Leaders
  • Parent and Family Programs
  • Purdue University Student Health (PUSH) / Medical Services / Counseling and Psychological Services / Student Wellness
  • Recreational Sports
  • Student Assistance Center
  • Student Legal Services
  • Student Rights and Responsibilities / Housing Conduct Office / Academic Grade Appeals
  • Division of Financial Aid
  • Enrollment Management Analysis and Reporting
  • Office of Admissions
  • Office of the Registrar
  • CSEL
  • Fraternity and Sorority Life/Cooperative Housing
  • Leadership Development
  • PSG / Mortar Board / Old Masters / Iron Key / PUDM / SFAB/SOGA
  • Purdue Dining
  • Purdue Memorial Union / PSUB
  • Student Activities and Organizations
  • University Residences / Residential Life


  • Academic Success Center / Supplemental Instruction / Tutoring
  • Center for Career Opportunities
  • Disability Resource Center
  • Military Veterans and Non-Traditional Students / SPAN Plan
  • Orientation Programs (STAR / Virtual STAR / BGRi / BGR)
  • Pre-Professional Advising
  • Purdue Promise / HORIZONS / 21st Century Scholars
  • Testing Center
  • Hall of Music / Hall of Music Productions
  • Purdue Convocations
  • Purdue Musical Organizations
  • Purdue University Bands
  • Student Concert Committee