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Welcome, Veterans – and thank you. We at James Madison University (JMU) appreciate your time spent serving our nation and are proud to have you join the ranks of other student veterans excelling in JMU’s many programs and degrees. While the transition from military service to college may be challenging, JMU and the Veteran Scholars Task Force are dedicated to helping you succeed. In order to help you succeed, JMU has established the Veteran Scholars Task Force, made up of over 30 faculty, staff and students, each of whom provide insight into the unique needs of student veterans.

Please take some time to review this website and access the information that is provided. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to the members of the Task Force, listed below. We thank you for your service and your sacrifices, and we look forward to supporting you in your time at JMU.

Mission

Veteran Scholars Task Force is a university wide committee comprised of students, faculty and staff dedicated to enhancing the student veteran academic experience and professional development by providing a continuum of services.

Vision

To create a more veteran friendly campus where student veterans are welcomed, thrive, and succeed.

Value

Becoming a more veteran friendly campus through:

  • Equity
  • Responsiveness
  • Flexibility
  • Transparency
  • Accountability
Veteran Scholars Task Force Members

Name

Department

E-mail

Mike

Barton

SVA President

bartonms@dukes.jmu.edu

Cheri

Beverly

Education Programs

beverlcl@jmu.edu

Kelly

Burch

Registrar’s Office - VA Certifying Official

burchke@jmu.edu

Roger

Burke

Admissions

burkerj@jmu.edu

Benjamin

Delp

Research & Public Service

delpbt@jmu.edu

Pete

Desmit

Information Systems

desmitpa@jmu.edu

Carol

Fleming

Outreach & Engagement

fleminca@jmu.edu

Melinda

Fox

Counseling Center

fox3mm@jmu.edu

Christian

Haase

Clinical and School Psychology Student

haasecd@dukes.jmu.edu

Jessica

Hopkins

Financial Aid & Scholarships

hopkinjh@jmu.edu

Lauren

Houff

Office of the Registrar

houffle@jmu.edu

Jennifer

Kester

Human Resources

kesterjm@jmu.edu

Chris

Kinney

Office of Disability Services

kinneyce@jmu.edu

Cassidy

Lawson

Career & Academic Planning

lawsoncj@jmu.edu

Sarah

MacDonald

Outreach & Engagement

macdonsk@jmu.edu

A.J.

Morey

Cross-Disciplinary Studies & Diversity Engagement

moreyaj@jmu.edu

Beth

Nelsen

Equal Opportunity

nelseneg@jmu.edu

James

Robinson

Equal Opportunity

robinsjr@jmu.edu

Laura

Ryman

Graduate School

rymanle@jmu.edu

Cynthia

Sechler

University Business Office

sechlecl@jmu.edu

Kathy

Starick

University Business Office

staricks@jmu.edu

Anne

Stewart

Grad Psychology

stewaral@jmu.edu

Sarah

Sunde

Orientation

sundesa@jmu.edu

Nick

Swayne

4-VA at JMU

swaynedd@jmu.edu

Jennifer

Taylor

Political Science Professor

taylo2ja@jmu.edu

Jane

Thall

Education Programs

thalljb@jmu.edu

LTC Tom

Tolman

Military Science/ROTC

tolmante@jmu.edu

Windi

Turner

Outreach & Engagement - Adult Degree Program

turnerwd@jmu.edu

Michele

White

Registrar

whitemm@jmu.edu

Mollie

Zenz

Orientation

zenzmj@jmu.edu

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