Profile: Ashley Tull
Prior to his appointnment as Professor of Professional Practice in the Higher Educational Leadership program at TCU, Ashley Tull, Ph.D. previously served as a Clinical Professor and as Program Director for the M.Ed. and Ed.D. in Higher Education Programs at Southern Methodist University. He has held administration and teaching roles at Tarleton State University, the University of Texas at Arlington, University of Arkansas–Fayetteville, and Florida State University. His most recent scholarship has explored values and philanthropy as student activism for historically, Black, Latino/a, Multicultural, Asian/Pacific Islander and Desi American fraternities and sororities. In 2017 he received the SMU Rotunda Outstanding Professor Award. He has also served as the President of SMU’s Faculty Club, a social and educational group, which will celebrate its centennial in the coming academic year.
Ashley has edited three books; The Handbook for Student Affairs in the Community Colleges, with Linda Kuk and Paulette Dalpes; New Realities in the Management of Student Affairs: Emerging Specialist Roles and Structures for Changing Times, with Linda Kuk; and Becoming Socialized in Student Affairs: A Guide for New Professionals and Their Supervisors, with Joan Hirt and Sue Saunders. His research has been published in the Journal of Multicultural Affairs, College Student Affairs Journal, NASPA Journal, the Journal of College and Character, Research in the Schools, Journal of Organizational Learning and Leadership, Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors and the Journal of College Student Development and has recently included many graduate students that he has mentored. Ashley earned a bachelor of science with honors in social and rehabilitation services and a master’s of education in college student personnel services from the University of Southern Mississippi. He received a graduate certificate in human resource development and a doctorate of education in higher education administration from Florida State University, where he was a Hardee Scholar.