Jon Dooley

Assistant Vice President for Student Life/Dean of Campus Life
Moseley Center 221
2985 Campus Box
Elon, NC 27244 (336) 278-7109


Ph.D. Educational Policy and Leadership, Marquette University;  
Dissertation: The Impact of Service Learning on Student Attitudes Toward Race and Social Justice

M.Ed. Counseling Psychology - College Student Personnel Administration, James Madison University

B.A. History and Social Studies Education, St. Norbert College

Courses Taught

Diverse Students on the College Campus (graduate)
Practicum in Student Affairs Leadership (graduate)
Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Engagement (undergraduate)
Leadership and Communication (undergraduate)
Concert Production and Promotion (undergraduate)


Dooley, J.C. & Burant T.J. (in press).  Lessons from pre-service teachers: Under the surface of service learning.  In Delano-Oriaran, O., Parks, M., & Fodrie, S. (Eds.), Service-learning and civic engagement: A sourcebook.  Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.

Jessup-Anger, J., Dooley, J., Mueller, E., Leigh, R., & Dean, K.L. (2012).  Examining the role of the Catholic environment in students’ search for meaning.  Manuscript submitted for publication.  Paper presented at the Association for the Study of Higher Education Annual Conference, Las Vegas, NV.

Dooley, J.C. (2010).  Citizenship, voices of democracy.  In Shankman, M.L. & Allen, S.J. (Eds.), Emotionally intelligent leadership facilitator’s guide and Emotionally intelligent leadership student workbook.  San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Smedick, B., Dooley, J., Arminio, J., Dunkel, N.W., Torres, V., & Walbert, J.E. (2008).  Future directions in student affairs: Panel of experts answers 10 questions about the profession.  Campus Activities Programming, (41)3, 20-28.

Dooley, J.C. & Shellogg, K.M. (2003). Developing curricular and co-curricular leadership programs. In Skipper, T. L., & Argo, R. (Eds.), Involvement in campus activities and the retention of first-year students. Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina, National Resource Center for The First-Year Experience and Students in Transition.

Editor for Interchange, ACPA Commission IV newsletter (Vol. 27, Nos. 1-3; Vol. 28, No.1).


Building an Institutional Culture of Assessment.  Campus Labs webinar, with A. Rice, S. Ronco, and J. Brownell, 2013.

Using Peer Review to Evaluate Program Assessment Efforts: One Strategy; Multiple Gains.  American Association of Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) General Education and Assessment 3.0: Next Level Practices Now Conference, with M. Bloom and C. Krueger, 2011.

Enhancing the Legacy of Civic Engagement.  NASPA Annual Meeting, with K. Shellogg and L. Chambers, 2010.

Our Shared Mission of Developing Leaders for Others: An Analysis and Discussion of Multi-Institutional Study of Leadership Catholic Consortium Findings.  JASPA Summer Institute, with K. Dean, 2010.

The NACA/NASPA Assessment and Knowledge Consortium: Using Assessment Data to Inform Practice.  NACA National Convention, with K. VanderLinden and B. Smedick, 2010.

Essentials of Integrated Assessment at a Research University.  NASPA International Assessment and Retention Conference, with M. Bloom, 2009.

Creating and Implementing a Campus-Specific Model of Student Leadership Development.  JASPA Summer Institute, 2010, and with K. Trevey, NASPA Annual Conference, 2009 and NACA National Convention, 2010.

Leading in Times of Change.  NACA National Convention, with R. Young-Hyatt & D. Stansberry, 2009.

Learning Outcomes Assessment and Planning.  NACA National Convention, 2009 and NACA Northern Plains and Northeast Regional Conferences, 2008.

Under the Surface of Service Learning in a Teacher Education Course.  Service Learning Faculty Symposium and Showcase, Marquette University, with T. Burant, 2008.

Mission and Identity: Who Are We and Who Do We Want To Be?  JASPA Annual Meeting, with M. McCarthy & A. Thon, 2008.

Volunteering, Active Citizenship, and Social Justice: Understanding the Developmental Journey.  NACA National Convention, with K. Northup, 2008.

Association Presidents’ Panel: The Future of Student Affairs.  NACA National Convention, with J. Arminio, N. Dunkel, V. Torres, & J. Walbert, 2008.

Incorporating Vocation and Social Change into Leadership Development Programs.  JASPA Summer Institute, with M. Ferwerda, 2005, and NACA National Convention, 2005.

Professional Activities

Editorial Board, Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2014 – present

Consulting Group; NASPA/ACPA Joint Task Force on the Future of Student Affairs, 2008 – 2009

Chair, National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Board of Directors, 2007 – 2008

Member, NACA Board of Directors, 2002 – 2009

Chair, NACA National Convention Program Committee, 2002


Outstanding Lecturer Award, Marquette College of Education, 2011

Honorary Trustee, National Association for Campus Activities (NACA) Foundation, 2004

Young Alumni Award, St. Norbert College, 2003

Distinguished Service Award, Marquette University Division of Student Affairs, 2003

Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Campus Program – Companions in Leadership Internship Program, Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA), 2004

Ignatian Medal for Outstanding Campus Program – Student Leadership Summit, Jesuit Association of Student Personnel Administrators (JASPA), 2001

Exemplary Practices and Model Programs Award – Student Leadership Summit, National Association for Campus Activities (NACA), 2001

Outstanding New Professional Award; American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Commission IV, 1998

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