Dr. Wade A. Robinson Vice President for Student Affairs

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Office: Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs 229 Rhatigan Student Center, Wichita State University Wichita, Kansas 67260-0095

(316) 978-5782

wade.robinson@wichita.edu Home: 716 North Hertzler Road

Halstead, KS 67056 (402) 490-5744

I. Education:

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Ph.D., 1995

Administration, Curriculum and Instruction (College of Education)

University of Nebraska-Kearney M.A.E., 1992

Educational Administration (College of Education)

Kearney State College B.S., 1989

Fitness & Leisure Management (College of Education)

Department of Homeland Security, Emergency Management Institute, FEMA Certificate IS-00100: Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS100)

Department of Homeland Security, Emergency Management Institute, FEMA Certificate IS-00100.HE: Introduction to the Incident Command System for Higher Education Department of Homeland Security, Emergency Management Institute, FEMA Certificate

IS-00200.a: ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (ICS 200) Department of Homeland Security, Emergency Management Institute, FEMA Certificate

IS-00700: National Incident Management System (NIMS) an Introduction

Department of Homeland Security, Emergency Management Institute, FEMA Certificate IS-00800.b: National Response Framework, An Introduction

Kansas Emergency Management Certificate of Training

G300: Intermediate Incident Command System (ICS) for Expanding Incidents Course Kansas Emergency Management Certificate of Training

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II. Professional Experience:

A. Current Professional Position in Higher Education July 2014 to Present

Vice President for Student Affairs – Wichita State University

Chief Student Affairs Officer (CSAO) at Wichita State University responsible for a $800,000 salary and operating budget for the Vice President’s office and a nearly $30M total salary and operating budget for the Division of Student Affairs. The Division of Student Affairs has 68 FTE Classified Staff and 132 FTE Unclassified staff for a total FTE staff of 200 people. The Division of Student Affairs also employs several hundred student workers and works with several hundred volunteers throughout the course of a year. The Vice President for Student Affairs oversees the following units and offices:

Student Engagement and Dean of Students - includes the offices of Diversity and Inclusion (formerly Multicultural Affairs), Student Involvement, Child Development Center, Student Health Services, Counseling & Testing Center, Campus Recreation, and the Office of Housing & Resident Life.

Rhatigan Student Center – includes the areas of Human Resources, University Bookstore, Business Office, Plant Operations, Recreation Center, Event Services, Shocker Bowling, Shocker ID Card Center, Marketing, and Sodexo Dining Services Office.

Office of Special Programs/TRIO/GEARUP – includes the areas of Disability Services, GEARUP (3 separate grant programs), Disability Student Services, McNair Scholars Program, Educational Opportunity Center, Talent Search, Student Support Services, Upward Bound Wichita Prep, Upward Bound Math-Science, Upward Bound

Communications, and Veterans Upward Bound.

Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards – the Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards is responsible for all Code of Conduct issues and reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs.

Development for Student Affairs – the Director of Development for the Division of Student Affairs reports directly to the Vice President for Student Affairs and does outreach and fundraising on behalf of the division.

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Areas of Responsibility

■ Promote diversity in policies and practices and support a climate of inclusion for all members of the university community.

■ Create and maintain a safe and secure living and learning environment. ■ Promote collaboration across the campus and manage changes in policies and

practices that affect student life and student development.

■ Serve as lead media representative on Student Affairs-related issues. ■ Chair the Student Fee Committee.

■ Serve as the appeal officer for all Student Conduct cases.

■ Represent Wichita State University at various community meetings and functions.

■ Serve as co-advisor to the Student Government Association. ■ Chair the University Behavior Intervention Team (UBIT). ■ Serve on the University Crisis Management Team.

Student Affairs Team Accomplishments

■ Gained approval for and oversaw the Divisional aspects of a $65M 784 bed residence hall and 420 seat dining hall. The project was completed on August 6, 2014 $2M under budget and on schedule.

■ Gained approval for and oversaw the Divisional aspects of the $33M renovation and addition to the Rhatigan Student Center (SGA Approval in January 2010 and Kansas Board of Regents Approval in June 2010). The project was completed July 1, 2014 on budget and on schedule.

■ Implemented a Divisional restructuring plan in the Summer 2014.

■ Initiated an updated Strategic Planning Process for the Division of Student Affairs in July 2014.

B. Past Professional Positions in Higher Education July 2009 to July 2014

Vice President for Campus Life & University Relations – Wichita State University

■ Chief Student Affairs Officer (CSAO) at Wichita State University responsible for a $1.2M salary and operating budget for the Vice President’s office, a $35.2M salary and operating budget for the Division of Campus Life & University Relations, and a Financial Aid budget of $94.5M. The Division of Campus Life & University Relations has a full-time staff of 346 people, a part-full-time staff of 144 people, a student worker/GA staff of 524 people, and a volunteer base of 622 people. The Vice President for Campus Life & University Relations oversees the following units and offices:

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Student Engagement and Dean of Students - includes the offices of Multicultural Affairs, Career Services, Child Development Center, Student Health Services,

Counseling & Testing Center, Campus Recreation, and the Office of Housing & Resident Life.

Rhatigan Student Center – includes the areas of Human Resources, University

Bookstore, Business Office, Plant Operations, Recreation Center, Reservations Office, Shocker Bowling, Shocker ID Card Center, Marketing, and Sodexo Dining Services Office.

University Relations – includes the areas of Web Services, Special Projects, Creative Services, News & Media Relations, and Special Events.

Office of Special Programs/TRIO/GEARUP – includes the areas of Disability Services, GEARUP, Disability Student Services, McNair Scholars Program, Educational

Opportunity Center, Talent Search, Student Support Services, Upward Bound Wichita Prep, Upward Bound Math-Science, Upward Bound Communications, and Veterans Upward Bound.

Alumni Association – act as the liaison between the WSU Alumni Association and the University President.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions – the staff in Undergraduate Admissions is responsible for all student recruitment initiatives for domestic undergraduate students. Office of Financial Aid – the staff in Financial Aid are responsible for administering all scholarship and aid programs at WSU.

Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards – the Director of Student Conduct and Community Standards is responsible for all Code of Conduct issues and reports directly to me.

Development for Campus Life & University Relations – the Director of Development for the CLUR division reports directly to me and does outreach and fundraising on behalf of the division.

Areas of Responsibility

■ Promote diversity in policies and practices and support a climate of inclusion for all members of the university community.

■ Create and maintain a safe and secure living and learning environment. ■ Promote collaboration across the campus and manage changes in policies and

practices that affect student life and student development. ■ Serve as a member of the President’s Executive Team.

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■ Chair the Student Fee Committee.

■ Serve as the appeal officer for all Student Conduct cases.

■ Represent Wichita State University at various community meetings and functions.

■ Serve as co-advisor to the Student Government Association. ■ Chair the University Behavior Intervention Team (UBIT). ■ Serve on the University Crisis Management Team.

Campus Life & University Relations Team Accomplishments

■ Gained approval for and oversaw the Divisional aspects of a $65M 784 bed residence hall and 420 seat dining hall. The project was completed on August 6, 2014 $2M under budget and on schedule.

■ Gained approval for and oversaw the Divisional aspects of the $33M renovation and addition to the Rhatigan Student Center (SGA Approval in January 2010 and Kansas Board of Regents Approval in June 2010). The project was completed July 1, 2014 on budget and on schedule.

■ Initiated and gained approval for an Energy Conservation Project in Housing & Residence Life in January 2010 which included a geothermal well, water efficient devices, and electricity efficiency devices.

■ Initiated a Divisional restructuring plan in the Fall 2010 semester that involved the Dean of Students Office.

■ Initiated and completed a change in the reporting and supervision lines of the custodial and maintenance staff in the Office or Housing & Residence Life in November 2010.

■ Established Multicultural Student Recruitment and Retention Performance Agreements with the Kansas Board of Regents in June 2009.

■ Initiated a Strategic Planning Initiative for the Division of Campus Life & University Relations in June 2010.

■ Collaborated with the Office of Human Resources to develop the first ever standard evaluation form for Unclassified Professional Staff in March 2011.

July 2003 to July 2009

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic & Student Affairs – University of Nebraska at Omaha

■ Chief Student Affairs Officer (CSAO) at the University of Nebraska at Omaha responsible for the administration, coordination, and development of all the student affairs activities and functions of the campus. Responsible for offices including Student Affairs Technology, Undergraduate Admissions Processing, Records & Registration (Registrar), Financial Aid & Scholarships, New Student Enrollment (consists of Recruitment Services and New Student Orientation), Testing Center, Judicial Affairs, Counseling Services, University Division, Multicultural Affairs, Student Health Services,

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Career Center, Student Organizations & Leadership Programming (includes Student Government), Campus Recreation, and University Housing. In all there are

approximately 275 full and part-time staff and student workers and the office budgets are approximately $7 million. The Office of Financial Aid oversees and administers nearly $80 million in total aid annually.

■ Focus on fostering collaboration across the campus and manage changes in policies and practices that affect student life and student development. Work closely with the Student Disability Services Office and the Student Support Services (SSS) Trio Grant program called Project Achieve. Responsible for administering the University Program and Facility Fee (UPFF) program that is now a $7.25 million program that provides support for student fee-related programs.

■ Act as the primary Incident Command Officer (ICO) for the UNO campus. ■ Foster diversity in policies and practices and support a climate of inclusion for all

members of the university community. ■ Participate in Master Facilities Planning.

Recent projects include the following:

384 bed housing facility at $16.5M completed and opened Fall 2008 900 stall parking structure at $11.9M completed and opened Fall 2008

Renovation and expansion of the Campus Recreation/Student Health Offices at $38.5M Completed and opened Fall 2010

. ■ Coordinate and assist in major events which include all commencement programs and student honors convocation.

September 1997 to June 2003

Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Enrollment Services and Director of Admissions, Records & Registration – University of Nebraska at Omaha Coordinate activities for the Recruitment Services Office, the Financial Aid Office, and the Office of Admissions, Records & Registration with 48 FTE permanent staff and 10-15 student workers with operating and salary/benefits budgets of 1.5 – 2.0 million dollars; Participate in campus-wide strategic planning initiatives; Research and provide reports and analysis in areas of recruitment and retention; Develop strategies for the use of web and internet technologies to enhance the delivery of student services; Oversee the use of technology for staff and evaluate processes for efficiency and effectiveness; Assist with the coordination and management of University commencement and Student Honors Convocation activities.

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June 1997 to August 1997

Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Enrollment Services and Director of Admissions, Records & Registration – University of Nebraska at Omaha

Coordinate activities for the Admissions Office, Financial Aid Office, and Registrar’s Office; Develop plans to restructure the Student Enrollment Services (SES) area; Develop a renovation plan for the SES service area; Develop strategies to enhance recruitment capabilities at UNO; Develop strategies to enhance service delivery via use of the World Wide Web (WWW); Address concerns of academic units; Conduct the business of the Registrar’s Office as listed below; Assist with the coordination and management of University commencement activities.

March 1997

Interim Web Master – University of Nebraska at Omaha

November 1994 to May 1997

Director of Academic Records & Registration/Registrar – University of Nebraska at Omaha

Supervise 15 full-time staff and 3-6 part-time student workers and temporary staff; Administer office budget of slightly more than $500,000 ($110,000 operating and $390,000 salary, benefits, & miscellaneous); Meet weekly with the Directors of Admissions and Financial Aid to evaluate

divisional goals and develop strategies to meet those goals; Develop recruitment and retention data analysis strategies and execute those strategies; Participate in enrollment prediction and revenue generation forecasting; Develop student survey instruments on miscellaneous topics, administer surveys, analyze data, and report survey results; Assist the Athletic Compliance

Officer in NCAA satisfactory progress and continuing eligibility issues; Meet with Community College officials regarding transfer credit issues and maintain lines of communication to discuss and resolve issues related to transfer of credit; Maintain

positive relations with all academic and administrative units on the UNO campus and across the state; Present a positive, professional image and represent UNO at professional conferences and meetings; Set office goals and assist staff in developing strategies for meeting the goals;

Evaluate all services and improve where appropriate; Monitor academic policy and provide consultation with faculty and administration.

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June 1993 to November 1994

Assistant Registrar – University of Nebraska at Kearney See Below

September 1989 to June 1993

Administrative Assistant to the Registrar – Kearney State College/University of Nebraska at Kearney

Develop surveys and other measurement procedures related to student satisfaction; Research retention reporting methodology and statistical analysis procedures; Complete graduation and persistence rates reporting to the Department of Education and NCAA respectively; Perform initial certification and monitor the satisfactory progress and continuing eligibility of the 400-450 student-athletes participating in the 18 varsity sports at UNK; Collect data for various reports to agencies outside of the UNK; Coordinate registration-related activities between several offices and the Registrar's Office at times of registration.

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS Professional

2013 National TRIO Day Building Bridges Award Recipient 2007 Del Weber Student Service Award

1997 University of Nebraska at Omaha March, 1997 Employee of the Month 1995 SISU '95, Washington, D.C. Outstanding Presenter - Student Records Track 1994 SISU '94, Anaheim, CA. Outstanding Presenter - Student Records Track 1993 University of Nebraska Board of Regents Kudos Award

Collegiate

1989 Honors Graduate, Kearney State College Male Athlete of the Year, Kearney State College Physical Education Department Outstanding Senior, K-Club Student-Athlete of the Year

1988 Tri-Captain of the Football Team, NAIA Academic All-American, Who's Who in American Colleges and Universities Award Recipient, CSIC All-Conference Football Team, Jim Kelly Omaha World Herald All-State Football Team

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COMMITTEE PARTICIPATION Wichita State University (WSU)

Chair: Rhatigan Student Center (RSC) Board of Directors Chair: University Behavior Intervention Team (UBIT) Chair: Supplemental Fee Committee

Chair: Student Fee Committee

Member: Intercollegiate Athletics Association (ICAA) Board, WSU Marketing Advising Board, WSU Alumni Association Board of Directors, WSU Emergency Planning Committee, Facility Use/Risk Management Policy Planning Committee, Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) Fee Committee

University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO)

Strategic Planning Committee, Enrollment Management Steering Committee, UNO Athletic Committee, SIS Priority Committee, ID Card Committee, SIS Committee, University of Nebraska Registrars Committee, Inclement Weather Committee, University of Nebraska Calendar Committee

University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK)

NACUBO-IMAA Award Task Force, Student Affairs Student Retention Quality Control Team, Minority Advocacy Council, Touch-Tone Registration Committee, Athletic Compliance

Committee, Student Information System Committee, North Central Accreditation Committee, Graduation Rates Reporting Committee, University of Nebraska Registrars Committee

American Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (AACRAO) AACRAO/NCAA Division II Interassociation Representative, AACRAO/NACRAO

Government Relations Representative, Institutional Research & Enrollment Planning Committee Chairperson

Nebraska Association of Collegiate Registrars & Admissions Officers (NACRAO) NACRAO President-Elect, President, Past President; Clerical Workshop Committee, Co-Chairperson; Clerical Workshop Committee, Co-Chairperson; Secretary; Registrar's Professional Development Committee, Chairperson; Registrar's Professional Development Committee, Chairperson; Registrar's Professional Development Committee; Research Committee, Chairperson; Research Committee

Student Information Systems Users Group (SISU)

SISU 2000 Conference Chair, Orlando (appointed); SISU Governing Board of Directors (elected by SISU membership); SISU ‘98 Program Chairperson, Seattle (appointed); SISU ‘97 Program Co-Chairperson, Atlanta (appointed); Student Records Program Track Chairperson, Anchorage (elected by members); Student Records Advocacy Team (elected by student records members)

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TEACHING EXPERIENCE UNO

1997 EDAD 8250 - Technology for Administrators, UNO Graduate Class. Summer Term. 1995 Technology For Administrators, UNO Graduate Class. Assisted with HTML/WWW

development component of class (UNO).

UNK

1991 University Foundations, An Introduction to College Life (UNK) 1990 College Success, An Introduction to College Life (UNK)

INDIVIDUAL RESEARCH PROJECTS Oct. 1996 Summer Class Schedule Production & Distribution.

Done as an Independent Project for the Registrar’s Office at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Oct. 1996 UNO Student Survey on WWW & PC Capabilities.

Done as an Independent Project for the Registrar’s Office at the University of Nebraska at Omaha.

Aug. 1995 A.C.T. Variables, Athletics Participation and College Graduation Rates. Dissertation. Advisor: Dr. Ward Sybouts, Educational Administration Department, University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

Nov. 1993 Measuring the Effectiveness of E.A.S.I., the University of Nebraska at Kearney Touch-Tone System. Done as an Independent Project for the Registrar's Office at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.

April 1993 Analysis of Selected Student Services and Student Experiences of Selected Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Field Study. Advisor: Dr. Leonard Gregory, Educational Administration Department, University of Nebraska at Kearney.

Feb. 1993 Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Its Impact on College Athletics, and A Look at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Athletic Department and Title IX. Independent Study. Advisor: Dr. Dan McPherson, Educational Administration Department, University of Nebraska at Kearney.

May 1992 Student Satisfaction at UNK. Individual Project.

March 1992 Academic Performance of Student-Athletes: A Follow-Up. Individual Project. July 1991 Facing the Fax: A Multi-State Study. NACRAO Research Project.

May 1991 Analysis of the Academic Performance of Athletes in Relation to the Amount of Time Spent in the Sport. Thesis. Advisor: Dr. Leonard Gregory, Educational Administration Department, University of Nebraska at Kearney.

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PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION MEMBERSHIPS 2009 – Present NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

1989 - 2009 Nebraska Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (NACRAO).

1989 – 2009 American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO).

1995 - 1999 Phi Delta Kappa (PDK), University of Nebraska at Omaha Chapter. 1989 - 1999 IA/SCT Student Information Systems Users Group (SISU).

1989 - 1994 National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletes (N4A).

PRESENTATIONS & WORKSHOPS PRESENTATIONS - National Level

“Key Recruitment & Retention Variable Analysis.” AACRAO Conference, Seattle, WA, April, 2001

“Identifying Key Recruitment & Retention Variables.” AACAO Conference, Charlotte, NC, April, 1999

“Staff Training & Procedure Manual Development Made Fun and Easy.” AACRAO Conference,

Chicago, IL, April, 1998

“So What! Packaging IR Reports." AACRAO Conference, Reno, NV, April, 1996.

"Direct Student Access: Kiosk Alternatives." SISU Conference, Anchorage, AK, March, 1996. "Staff Training and Procedure Manual Development." SISU Conference, Anchorage, AK,

March, 1996.

"Training and Arranging Security for Academics and Staff." SISU Conference, Washington, D.C., March, 1995.

"Training and Arranging Security for Academics and Staff on PLUS." SISU Conference, Anaheim, CA, February, 1994.

"Stress Reduction." SISU Conference, Anaheim, CA, February, 1994.

"Training Office Staff and Academic Departments on 88.1 and PLUS." SISU Conference, Chicago, IL, March, 1993.

"Addressing Security Needs in 88.1 and PLUS." SISU Conference, Chicago, IL, March, 1993. "Report Writing -- Tricks of the Trade. An Athletic Reporting System." SISU Conference, San

Antonio, TX, March, 1992.

PRESENTATIONS - State & Local Level

“The Web and You.” RMASFAA Conference, Omaha, NE, October, 1996.

"WWW NACRAO Home Page Development." NACRAO Spring Fling, Kearney, NE, May, 1996.

"Transfer Credit Articulation Guides on the WWW." UN-NCC Articulation Conference, Lincoln, NE, April, 1996.

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"UNK Touch-Tone Telephone System Update and Demonstration." University of Nebraska Board of Regents Meeting, Lincoln, NE, May, 1993.

"About Athletic Certification." UNK Football Parents Luncheon, Kearney, NE, September, 1993.

"Athletic Eligibility: From Freshman Eligibility to Graduation at an NCAA Division II Institution." Department of Physical Education Graduate Coaching Seminar Class, University of Nebraska at Kearney, Kearney, NE July, 1992.

"NCAA Issues." Blue and Gold Day, Admissions Office, University of Nebraska at Kearney Alumni House, Kearney, NE, March, 1992.

"NCAA Update - From Initial Eligibility to Recruiting to Graduation." ESU 10 Mid-Winter Inservice, Cozad High School, Cozad, NE, January, 1992.

"NCAA Update - From Initial Eligibility to Recruiting to Graduation." ESU 10 Mid-Winter Inservice, Kearney High School, Kearney, NE, January, 1992.

TRAINING/WORKSHOPS

Student Information Systems (SIS+) training sessions and FERPA training sessions were given on the University of California at Hayward campus July 26-28, 1995. Sessions centered on different levels, basic to advanced, and were tailored to the needs of the faculty and staff

attending. During this same visit, consultation and question/answer sessions were held with the Student Records staff members on the SIS+ product and issues related to migration and

conversion.

HOBBIES & LEISURE ACTIVITIES Classic/Antique Automobiles and riding my Harley Davidson Motorcycle.

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