Dr. Delap Serves
as Interim Associate VP
for Student Affairs
Dr. Joe Delap, Jacksonville State University's associate vice president
for academic affairs since August 2002, has agreed to fill in as interim
associate vice president for student affairs until the university fills
the post vacated recently by Dr. Marvin Jenkins, who retired.
encompasses the following offices or departments: Admissions Office,
Career Placement Services, Counseling and Career Services, Cooperative
Education Program, Disability Support Services, Financial Aid, Orientation
and Advisement Services, Recreational Sports, Student Life, Student
Health Center, University Housing, and University Police.
Dr. Delap, who received
his Ph.D. from Indiana University in German studies/culture studies,
served as associate dean of the College of Liberal Arts at the University
of Central Arkansas before coming to JSU. Dr. Delap earned the Bachelor
of Arts in political science and French from the University of Arkansas
in Fayetteville. He earned a Master of Arts in German studies/culture
studies from Indiana University, as well as a master of arts in political
science from the University of Arkansas.
Dr. Delap recently
participated in Oxford University's Round Table, where he presented
on "The Changing Face of the Professoriate: Challenge and Potential
for Diversity among Faculty at American Universities."
Dr. Delap resides
in Jacksonville with his wife, Melanie, and two children.
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