Student Life Staff

Our Mission

Student Life enriches the student experience and promotes life-long learning by fostering an inclusive community that will empower students to lead and serve through meaningful involvement. 


Our Vision

Healthy and Engaged Students: We will engage students in experiences that contribute to retention and student success.

Career Ready Graduates: We will intentionally prepare students for career readiness through facilitating experiential learning activities designed to contribute to personal and professional development.

Inclusivity and Lifetime Engagement: We will build an inclusive community through promoting involvement in diverse experiences designed to meet the needs of individual students, resulting in lifelong engagement as alumni.

Customer Focused Services: We will ensure the success of our primary customer, the student, through continual assessment and improvement of services delivered by a staff of quality professionals that are dedicated to excellence.


Our Service Philosophy

The Student Life staff takes pride in our commitment to contribute to a welcoming environment by making every effort to accommodate the needs of the campus community with integrity, quality, respect and friendly service!

John Gallagher

228C Havener Center
Phone: 573.341.4286

  • Comprehensive oversight of campus activities, recognized student organizations and Student Life programs

Brett Watson
Assistant Director
Fraternity and Sorority Life                                                                                                                         228B Havener Center
Phone: 573.341.4329

  • Responsible for oversight of the fraternity and sorority community
  • Serves as primary advisor for the fraternity and sorority community
  • Advisor to IFC, Panhellenic Council and Order of Omega
Program Administrator

Alison Ayers
Student Life Programs
227 Havener Center
Phone: 573.341.6697

Joe Miner

Jessica Haywood
Volunteerism and Involvement
226 Havener Center
Phone: 573.341.7981

  • Recognized student organization support.
  • Civic engagement/volunteer programming and support, including coordination of Miner Challenge Alternative Spring Break
Tina Reagan

Tina Reagan
Student Services Advisor
225 Havener Center
Phone: 573.341.4297

  • Administrative support to Student Council, Student Union Board, and Associated Students of the University of Missouri (ASUM)
  • Coordinates Miner Rama Involvement Fair, Advisors Awards Breakfast and departmental scholarship programs
  • Co-Advisor to Student Union Board

Rebecca Birkner
Business & Fiscal Services
242 Havener Center
Phone: 573.341.4295
Fax: 573.341.4125

  • Accounting/purchasing for RSO accounts
  • Accounting/purchasing for student activity fee funded activities and events 
  • RSO travel authorizations and reimbursements
  • Performance agreements, contracts, event insurance
Joe Miner Vacant
218 Havener Center
Phone: 573.341.7877
Joe Miner

Ian Hoover
Student Assistant
240 Havener Center
Phone: 573.341.7876