Detailed Information for Matthew Park

Matthew Park 
Office of the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean
 » Associate Vice President
Office Location
Clark Student Center 104 
Voice: (940) 397-7500
Fax: (940) 397-7904

Student Affairs and Enrollment Management
 » Associate Vice President
Office Location
Clark Student Center 104 
Voice: (940) 397-7500
Fax: (940) 397-7904

Dean of Students
 » Dean
Office Location
Clark Student Center 104 
Voice: (940) 397-7500
Fax: (940) 397-7904

Contact Information

My Websites


Midwestern State University (Wichita Falls, TX)
Student Success Committee (Chair)
University Assessment Committee
Academic Advising Committee
Student Publications Board
American Democracy Project Committee 
Student Insurance Committee
Food Service Committee
Outstanding Student Awards Selection Committee
Washington State University (Pullman, WA)
RA Recruitment and Selection Committee (Chair)
Staff Recognition and Support Committee (Chair)
Housing Waiver Committee (Chair)
University Health and Safety Committee
Opening Week and Freshmen Transition Committee
Residential Learning Committee 
NASPA – National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
NACA – National Association for Campus Activities
TACUSPA – Texas Association of College and University Student Personnel Administrators
ACUHO-I – Association of College and University Housing Officers International (former member)
SWACUHO – Southwest Association of College and University Housing Officers (former member)
NODA – National Orientation Directors Association (former member)
AFA – Association of Fraternity Advisors (former member)
Leadership Wichita Falls, Inc.
-Board of Directors and Vice President for Youth Programs (2011-present)
-Youth Orientation Program Chair (2008-present)
-Adult Education Program Chair (2005-2008)
Midwestern State University Student Organization Advising
-Current:  Student Ambassadors, Cheerleaders, Waikun Yearbook
-Previous:  Student Government Association, University Programming Board, Residence Hall Association, Panhellenic Council, Interfraternity Council, Order of Omega, Mustang Maniacs
Washington State University Student Organization Advising (2001-2003)
-Paraprofessional Council, National Residence Hall Honorary, Washington Student Lobby
-Wichita Falls City Golf Championship – Board of Directors (2005-2007)
NCAA Division II Soccer Championship Volunteer and “Yes” Clinic Facilitator (2005)
Midwestern State University College Bowl Moderator (2004-2006)
Washington State University Evenings of Excellence Host and Volunteer (2001-2003)
Miscellaneous Volunteering
-MSU-Burns Fantasy of Lights
-American Cancer Society
-Habitat for Humanity
-Wichita Falls Area Food Bank
-Wichita County Humane Society
-Adopt-a-Highway Cleanup
-Wichita Falls Parks and Recreation

Education Background

Institution Degree    Graduation Date
University of North Texas Doctor of Education  
Washington State University Bachelor of Science 1999 
Washington State University Master of Business Administration 2003 

Employment Background

Institution Position Start Date / End Date
 Washington State University  Graduate Hall Director  2000  2001
 Washington State University  Residential Education Director  2001  2003
 Midwestern State University  Assistant Director of Housing and Residence Life  2003  2005
 Midwestern State University  Director of Student Activities and Orientation  2005  2008
 Midwestern State University  Director of Student Development and Orientation  2008  2012
 Midwestern State University  Associate Vice President of Student Affairs  2012  Present
 Midwestern State University  Associate Vice President of Student Affaiars & Dean of Students  2013-09-01  

Research and Publications


“Using a Strengths-Based Leadership Course to Enhance Academic/Student Affairs Collaboration and Develop Leaders in the Co-Curriculum” (2010 COPLAC Annual Conference)
“Building Bigger and Better Events through Collaborative Programming” (2008 NACA National Convention)
“LEAP In: A Leadership and Mentoring Program for Entering Students” (2007 NODA Annual Conference)
“Using Spirit to Brighten Your Orientation Program” (2007 NODA Annual Conference)
“Roundtable Discussion: Keeping FoE Participants Motivated” (2007 National Conference on the First-Year Experience)
“The American Democracy Project and You” (2007 JOLT Leadership Conference)
“To Thine Own Self Be True, A Seminar on Self Assessment and Awareness” (2006 JOLT Leadership Conference)
 “The Flying Colors of Leadership” (2005 SWACUHO RA Conference & 2004 SWACURH Conference; a Top 10 program)
Advisor Recognition & Training (ART) Institute certified through SWACURH, Inc.
Advisor of the Year, awarded by the 2006 Student Government Association at Midwestern State University
Manchester Who’s Who Among Executives and Professionals
Heartsaver AED/CPR certified through the American Heart Association
Portable Adventure Certified through Project Adventure, Inc.
National Residence Hall Honorary (NRHH) Social and Educational Program of the Month
Member of Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Gamma Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi, and National Residence Hall Honorary honor societies