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Student Affairs and Academic Support


Our Leadership

Vice President Dennis Pruitt has led student affairs at UofSC since 1983. He is supported by five associate vice presidents who manage administration, enrollment management, housing and student development, planning and assessment and student life.

Our leadership team sets the tone for Student Affairs and Academic Support, and our organization chart [pdf] provides an overview of the current reporting structure .

Dennis Pruitt

Vice President for Student Affairs, Vice Provost and Dean of Students

Dennis Pruitt leads the Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support and is responsible for the hundreds of programs, services and initiatives that facilitate students' enrollment at UofSC and support their success in and beyond college.

Stacey Bradley

Senior Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Academic Support

Stacey Bradley leads issue resolution, operational management, fiscal management, human resources management and audit advisement for the division; oversees the areas of communications, finance, human resources, information technology and ombuds services; and leads the university's implementation of the EAB Student Success Collaborative.

Scott Verzyl

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management and Dean of Undergraduate Admissions

Scott Verzyl oversees all areas of enrollment management – the offices, programs and services that help attract and enroll students. He is responsible for the career center, financial aid, orientation, the registrar, student enrollment analytics, TRIO programs, undergraduate admissions and the visitor center.

Gene Luna

Associate Vice President for Housing and Student Development

Gene Luna oversees disability services, student health services, housing and its associated learning communities, service learning, student conduct and academic integrity, the student success center and the sustainability office.

Pam Bowers

Associate Vice President for Planning, Assessment and Innovation

Pam Bowers leads the division-wide continuous improvement process that provides structure for strategic planning and provides evidence for compliance with institutional accreditation standards. She coordinates the division's Blueprint for Service Excellence report and the Planning, Assessment and Innovation Council and leads the Beyond The Classroom Matters project to integrate records of student involvement in support and enrichment programs into institutional data.

Jerry Brewer

Associate Vice President for Student Life and Development

Jerry Brewer is responsible for athletics tickets for students; campus recreation; development for Student Affairs and Academic Support; fraternity and sorority life; multicultural student affairs; off-campus student services; parents programs; the Russell House University Union and its associated programs, including leadership and community service; substance abuse prevention and education; and student media.