Dr. Jamie Van Boxel
Director of Residence Life
Jamie joined the Residence Life team at Truman State University in July 2019 as the Director of Residence Life after previous experiences working in Residence Life at Minnesota State University Mankato, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, the University of Central Missouri, and Lawrence University. Jamie’s research interest relates to the Hall Director role, specifically exploring the impact of Hall Directors who become hourly employees due to changing federal employment regulations and the impact that hourly designation has on students who live in the residence halls. Jamie’s believes that residence life staff should develop interpersonal connections with students who live in our residence hall and apartment communities, and strives to instill that value in the residence life team.