Office of Student Advocacy and Accountability
As a department within the Division of Student Affairs, the mission of Student Advocacy and Accountability is to enhance the learning environment for members of the Southeastern Louisiana University Community. This is accomplished by:
- Educating SELU students and student organizations about their rights, responsibilities, and expectations as members of a community.
- Providing a fair and EDUCATIONAL process for students and student organizations through which alleged violations of the University Code of Conduct (UCOC) are resolved.
- Enhance learning through educational interventions and trainings that foster student development.
To embrace every opportunity to engage and educate students and student organizations to encompass the highest standard of academic and personal conduct.
Know the Code- Familiarize yourself with University rules and regulations.
Live the Code- Be the best you can be!
R.O.A.R. "Reach Out and Respond" - What can you do to stay safe?
Report It! - Help keep our campus safe, orderly and civil.
Gabe Willis, PhD
Dr. Gabe Willis became a member of the Southeastern family in August of 2013. He was hired as an Academic Advisor in the Center for Student Excellence where he worked to challenge, engage, and grow young freshman minds. During that time Dr. Willis cross trained in the Office of Student Conduct; serving as a Student Conduct Hearing Board member and chairperson. This training allowed him expand his role and duties at the University. Dr. Willis served the Center for Student Excellence and Office of Student Conduct before being named the Director of Student Advocacy and Accountability on December 5, 2016.
Since accepting the role as Director, Willis has worked to increase his involvement and productivity at Southeastern. He has lead and served on a number of committees including, the Alcohol Use and Education Advisory Committee, University Policy on Hazing, and Student Opinion of Teaching Survey (SOT) Committee to name a few. Dr. Willis has also been appointed as Deputy Title IX Coordinator where he oversees the Campus Assault, Response, and Education Team (CARE).
Dr. Willis is a native of Waveland, MS. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in Exercise Science from the University of Southern Mississippi. He later earned a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science from California University of Pennsylvania. Willis continued his educational journey at William Carey University where he completed degree requirements for a Specialist in Education in 2012 and a Doctorate of Philosophy in Higher Education Administration in 2015.
Assistant Director, M.S., Health Studies