Dean of Students Office

The Dean of Students Office is comprised of Student Affairs professionals who assist students, faculty, staff and campus administration with questions or concerns pertaining to relevant policies and procedures and help identify the appropriate campus resources to help resolve student problems.


TED F. HOEF, Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Dean of Students: Supervises all student affairs units, ted hoefincluding career planning and development, student employment, counseling and campus ministries, campus dining services, health services, multicultural center and international student affairs, student leadership development, residential life and housing, the office of student engagement, the University Center and student activities. Works closely with student government; promotes student advocacy, and develops and maintains student policies.  314.968.6980. • 800.981.9804 •


COLETTE CUMMINGS, Associate Dean of Students: Supervises the office of student engagement and the multicultural center and international student affairs (MCISA) departments. Also serves as grievance coordinator for student grievances. 314.246.7738 • 800.981.9804 •

JOHN BUCK, Associate Dean of Students: Coordinates the Student Leadership Development Program and supervises the health services, counseling, and residential life and housing departments. 314.246.4663 • 800.981.9804 •

MAUREEN STROER, Coordinator, Student Affairs: Serves as campus judicial officer and provides ombudsman-type services to students and other university constituents.  Coordinates undergraduate tuition adjustments, the money for textbooks program, and the emergency loan program. 314.968.6980 • 800.981.9804 •