Belton, Texas – The University of Mary Hardin-Baylor has selected Michael Burns to serve as its new dean of students. Within this role, he will be the primary judicial officer and provide support to faculty and staff in responding to student conduct and behavioral issues.
Burns holds a Bachelor of Arts in Religion from Oklahoma Baptist University and a Masters of Education in Student Affairs from the University of Oklahoma. He is currently working towards a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies with emphasis in Higher Education from Oklahoma State University.
He comes to UMHB after serving as director of residential life and housing at Oklahoma City University. He also previously served at Oklahoma Baptist University, where he led areas of Residential Life, Housing, and Student Activities.