Dr. Timothy Boatmun
Dean of Graduate School, e-Programming and Academic Support
"Dr. Timothy Boatmun helped create the Native American Center for Student Success at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. He has been a co-author of federal grants for Native American students."
Dr. Tim Boatmun currently serves as the Dean of Graduate School, e-Programming and Academic Support.
He has 15 years of experience in developing, supervising and evaluating programs. Before coming to SOSU, Dr. Boatmun served as the Director of Residential Programs for Youth Services of Tulsa and created professional development programs for the Department of Continuing Education at the University of Oklahoma. At SOSU, Dr. Boatmun has established the Academic Advising and Outreach Center, and the SE CARES Program. He has also assisted with the creation of the Native American Center for Student Success.
Dr. Boatmun has been a primary co-author of federal grants approaching $4 million that serve Native American or adult students. For his efforts, he was recognized by the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience as one of the Top Ten Outstanding First-Year Student Advocates in 2007.
Dr. Boatmun has a bachelor's degree in psychology and sociology from Southeastern Oklahoma State University, a master's degree in counseling from New York University, and a doctoral degree in higher education from Northcentral University.
His research interests include strengths identification and how individuals use internal mechanisms to perform difficult tasks and reach long-term goals.