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DR. ARTIE LEE TRAVIS, B.A., M.A., ED.D.

Vice President for Student Affairs

Email: atravis@bowiestate.edu | Phone:  (301) 860-3390

As Vice President for Student Affairs since December 2006, Dr. Travis is responsible for providing leadership for a comprehensive student centered program of professional and support staff in the following component areas: The Center for Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs (ATOD), Campus Police, Career Services, International Student Services and Cooperative Education, Cheerleading, Counseling, Greek Life, Student Health and Wellness, Intramural and Recreation,  Commuter Programs, Student Conduct and Discipline, Residence Life Programs, Student Activities and Student Government (undergraduate and graduate), Leadership Programs and the Student Center (which in Conference Services). 

In addition, Dr. Travis is responsible for overall crisis prevention and intervention, disaster planning and preparation, fundraising for the Division of Student Affairs, and assigned roles in university leadership.

Prior to his arriving at Bowie State he served in Senior Leadership positions at a number of other schools, to include serving as Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs at Elizabeth City State University in North Carolina, Vice President and Dean of Students at Oglethorpe University in Atlanta, Executive Director of Student Activities and the UConn Student Union at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, CT, and Director of Student Activities and Minority Student Affairs at Furman University in South Carolina. Other leadership roles include serving as Assistant Director of Student Involvement and Minority Programs at the University of Maryland College Park, and Director of the African American Cultural Center at both UCONN and at Western Illinois University.

Dr. Travis received his undergraduate and graduate degrees in Political Science/Public Administration from Western Illinois University and his Doctorate of Education from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Travis served two years in the United States Army attached to the 421st Medical Air Ambulance Company in Germany prior to starting college.

 

MRS. ANNE VALENTINE-WILSON, B.S., M.A., M.A.

Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Standards, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Email:  avalentine@bowiestate.edu | Phone:  (301) 860-3394

As the Coordinator of Student Conduct and Community Standards, Anne Valentine is responsible for the overall management and supervision of the University's non-academic disciplinary system.  She also serves as the Special Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs where she coordinates special events and programs for the Division.

She has worked at Bowie State University for over 10 years, starting in the Office of Residence Life, where she worked as the Coordinator for Residence Education, in addition to, Residence Director in several halls (Tubman, Kennard and Goodloe).

Prior to the arrival at Bowie State, she worked as a Resident Director at Trinity College and Residence Life Director at Mount Vernon College.  She also spent a year as an academic counselor at Howard University's College of Arts and Sciences.

Ms. Valentine received her undergraduate degree in Special Education at Virginia State University, a Master's in Education from the George Washington University and a Masters in Counseling from Trinity University.

 

MS. TONYA M. TAYLOR, M.A.

Staff Assistant, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Email: ttaylor@bowiestate.edu | Phone: (301) 860-3390

 

MS. KARINA SANCHEZ

Transition & Retention Coordinator, Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs

Email:  ksanchez@bowiestate.edu  | Phone:  (301) 860-4406

 

MS. TRISH JOHNSON, B.S. PENDING

Administrative Assistant, Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs

Email:  tejohnson@bowiestate.com | Phone:  (301) 860-3390

Ms. Johnson works closely with the Assistant Vice President of Student Affairs in conjunction with the Staff Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs.  She brings a warm and pleasant personality as she helps to manage day to day operations in the office.  Ms. Johnson coordinates with a variety of university wide committees on behalf of the Office of the Vice President. 

Ms. Johnson assists with gathering and administering documentation for Judicial Affairs cases. She serves as the division resource for student conduct issues and confidential request from external agencies.

She is also responsible for the maintenance and coordination of the calendars for both the Vice President and the Judicial Affairs Coordinator/Special Assistant to the Vice President of Student Affairs.

Trish, who is the proud mother of a son Devin, will be enrolling at BSU in spring 2017 to continue her pursuit of a Bachelor's of Science degree in Psychology. 

 


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