Dr. Robert Dotson is Vincennes University's new Associate Dean of Students, effective Wednesday, Sept. 9.
He comes to VU from Texas A&M University-Commerce where he served in various capacities, including Assistant Dean of Campus Life and Student Development, Director of Diversity and Cultural Affairs, and University Student Conduct Officer.
A Chicago native, Dr. Dotson has over 25 years of experience in student affairs. He will head the VU Office of Judicial Affairs and oversee the Counseling Center, Diverse Abilities and Accommodations, and Parent and Family Services.
“I believe Dr. Dotson’s experience in student affairs and knowledge will assist the division in achieving these goals. Dr. Dotson will be a great addition to the Student Affairs Division with his experience and knowledge of judicial affairs. We look forward to welcoming him on campus," VU Assistant Provost and Dean of Students Whitney Daugherty said.
Dotson earned a Doctorate of Education in Higher Education Administration from Texas A&M University-Commerce. He also received a Master of Education in College Student Affairs from the University of South Florida. Additionally, Dotson has obtained a Bachelor of Science in Clothing and Textiles from Southern Illinois University.