Academic Advising & Outreach Center

Staff

 

Tim Boatmun

Associate Dean of Academic Services

tboatmun@se.edu

Biography:
From his first campus visit in May of 1984 Tim Boatmun, M.A., L.P.C., knew SOSU was the place he wanted to be. In 1988, Tim graduated from SOSU with a double major in psychology and sociology and a minor in music. After his time at Southeastern, Tim moved to New York City where he earned a M.A. from New York University in 1990. After graduate school he worked in the field of child abuse and neglect for 10 years before returning home to SOSU in 2000. Tim is married to Dr. Charla Hall and the best day of his life is when their daughter Abigail was born in March 2001. Tim serves as the Associate Dean of Academic Services, teaches college success courses and leads retreats for first time freshmen.

 

Chris Wesberry

Director of Native American Center for Student Success

cwesberry@se.edu

Biography:
Chris serves as an academic advisor for Native American students attending SOSU. In addition to his academic advising duties, he is also the project director for the Native American Excellence In Education project (NAEIE). NAEIE is a federal grant designed to assist Native American students with completing their degree in teacher education and become certified to teach in the Oklahoma public schools. Chris also teaches a student success course, coordinates Native American Visitation Day, assists with the Native American Student Council. Chris received his Bachelor’s Degree for East Central University and Master’s Degrees in Secondary Education and School Counseling. Chris brings 10 years of experience of working with the Chickasaw Nation with him, and seven years in higher education. He lives in Tishomingo with his wife, Stacy, his daughter Caley, and his son Leslie. He enjoys spending time with his family, usually at one of his kids sporting events.

 

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Stacey Hunkapillar

Academic Advisor

shunkapillar@se.edu

Biography:
Stacey serves as an Academic Advisor for incoming freshman and is the campus e-advisor. She also coordinates the Freshman Programs\’ First-Year Experience events such as Top Ten Freshman, Freshman Convocation and the Freshman Success Reception. Stacey graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in 1999 with her Bachelor in Science in Wildlife Conservation. She is originally from Panama, Oklahoma and has lived in Durant since 1996 with her husband, Trent and children, Abby and Keaton.

 

Meagan Newman

Academic Advisor

mnewman@se.edu

Biography:

Meagan serves as an academic advisor to students who are undecided on a major and those students who have chosen to pursue a Bachelor’s Degree in General Studies (BGS) or a Bachelor’s of Science in Organizational Leadership (BSOL). Meagan graduated from Southeastern in 2011 with a B.A. in Theatre Management Promotions. Meagan is originally from Coppell, Texas and has lived in Durant since 2007.