Associate Dean of Students
Family - husband, David Pauley; daughter, Helen
Interests - reading and golfing
Education - Currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Tennessee, M.P.A. from East Tennessee State University, B.A. from East Tennessee State University
Office - Student Affairs Office, Niswonger Commons
P.O. Box 5094
Greeneville, TN 37743
423/798-7820 (direct line)
423/636-7315 (central office)
423/636-0501 (public facsimile)
Jonita Ashley-Pauley serves as the Associate Dean of Students with over 9 years in the field. In her role she manages the day-to-day operations of the Student Affairs Division and oversees the departments associated with the division in their daily functions. In her daily role Dean Ashley-Pauley works to resolve student concerns, advises student groups, addresses disciplinary matters, manage the residence life program and serves on campus committees. Her primary responsibility is seeing that implemented policies and procedures are fairly and consistently carried out.
The Associate Dean is responsible for interfacing with students and student processes to ensure student needs are being met. Dean Ashley-Pauley works with co-curricular programs within Student Affairs to ensure that opportunities for student engagement are available and suited to the studentsí needs. The goal of the program is to work together with individuals and offices across campus to help shape our students into responsible and civic minded individuals through creating opportunities for growth and involvement within the residential community.
Dean Ashley-Pauley is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Tennessee in Higher Education Administration. Her research interests are primarily centered on assessment leadership. One of Dean Ashley-Pauley's ongoing projects will be creating a divisional assessment framework to benchmark students needs in comparison to the provision of current services. She joined the staff of Tusculum in 2003.