Stephanie Dupaul, Associate Provost

Stephanie Dupaul, Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
Stephanie Dupaul is the Associate Provost responsible for Enrollment Management for SMU in the Office of the Provost. In this role she provides strategy and leadership for the universityís enrollment through overseeing the Division of Enrollment Services, which includes the Office of Undergraduate Admission, Office of Financial Aid, Office of the Registrar, and Bursarís Office. Her focus is in the strategic management of enrollment to meet the universityís goals.

She also serves on or chairs several committees at SMU, including the Strategic Enrollment Management Group, Orientation and Matriculation subcommittee, Hispanic Leadership Advisory Board, Engaged Learning Advisory Board, and the Provostís Minority Enrollment Advisory Group. Nationally she is involved in the National Association for College Admissions Counselors, American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers, the Enrollment Planning Network, and the College Board.

About Stephanie Dupaul
Dr. Dupaul has over twenty five years of experience in higher education at public, private, community college, undergraduate, and graduate programs. Her experience has focused on undergraduate admission, graduate admission, academic program management, and academic advising, and also includes all aspects of strategic enrollment planning and management.

Prior to joining SMU in 1996, she worked in graduate admission and academic advising at the University of Dallas and Brookhaven College. At SMU, Dr. Dupaul has served as the interim Dean of Undergraduate Admission, the Director of Undergraduate Admission for the Cox School of Business, and the Associate Director of Academic Advising and Record in the Cox School of Business. While in Cox she helped create and led the B.B.A. Scholars Program, a program which dramatically improved the academic profile of students entering the Business Administration (B.B.A.) program.

A native Floridian, Stephanie earned a doctorate in higher education administration and leadership at the University of Alabama, a masterís degree in English at SMU, and a bachelorís degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin. Her academic research focuses on college search behaviors and the marketplace of higher education.

Awards & Recognition
Dr. Dupaul has served in leadership positions with the Enrollment Planning Network and National Academic Advising Association, and is one of 24 enrollment leaders invited to join a College Board working group to plan for the 2016 SAT revisions. She received the outstanding staff award from the Cox School of Business, and has been an invited speaker at numerous professional and academic programs. In 2014, she was given the "M" Award, the most highly prized recognition bestowed upon students, faculty, staff and administrators at SMU.

Contact Information

Physical Address: Mailing Address:
Southern Methodist University Southern Methodist University
Perkins Administration Building Office of the Provost
6425 Boaz Lane, Suite 208 P.O. Box 750221
Dallas, Texas 75205 Dallas, Texas 75275-0221
Other Contacts:
Julie Gardner, Coordinator
(214) 768-2130