Academic Advisor Resources

Advising Enrichment Series Committee

The Advising Enrichment Series Committee

The Advising Enrichment Series (AES) committee is an advisor-led professional development planning committee comprised of full-time undergraduate and graduate advisors at Texas Woman’s University. The committee is responsible for providing educational opportunities and leadership development to new and experienced advisors to support the professional growth, development, and professionalization of advisors across the university. 


Previous topics have included:

  • TSI
  • Probation and Suspension
  • Study Abroad/International Students
  • Advisor self-care
  • Certification of VA students

Orientation & Workshop

The AES committee also coordinates the annual summer orientation training and advisor workshop in May. This day-long event provides departmental updates from campus partners from across the university to prepare advisors for summer orientation, while the afternoon workshop involves small group discussions about popular advising topics between new and experienced academic advisors.

Committee Members

  • Kim Taylor (Chair) –  Asst. Director of Academic Advising, University Academic Advising 
  • Jessica Aughe - Academic Advisor II, College of Arts & Sciences
  • Cindy Englehart – Senior Advisor and Retention Specialist, School of Library and Information Studies, College of Professional Education
  • Molly Koerner – Academic Advisor II, College of Business
  • Dennise Mendez – Program Director and Academic Advisor, School of Health Promotion and Kinesiology, College of Health Sciences
  • John Thompson – Assistant Director, Academic Advising, University Academic Advising

College Advising Leadership Meeting (CALM)

The College Advising Leadership Meeting

The CALM Team meets throughout the year to collaborate and discuss important advising issues facing undergraduate students at Texas Woman’s University. The group is led by the associate director of University Academic Advising. Membership is comprised of senior advising leadership from each academic college or department. This team is responsible for disseminating advising information to advisors and making sure that there is consistency in our advising practices across the institution.

Team Members

University Academic Advising

  • Wyljanna Cole, Assistant Director, Academic Recovery & Resilience
  • Kim Taylor, Associate Director, Academic Advising
  • John Thompson, Assistant Director, Academic Advising

College of Arts & Sciences

Vicki Jennings, Coordinator, College of Academic Advising

College of Business 

  • Chris Cooper, Assistant Director, Academic Support
  • Molly Koerner, Academic Advisor II

College of Health Sciences

  • Dennise Mendez, Program Director & Advisor, School of Health Promotions and Kinesiology
  • Mollie Ramon, Academic Advisor II

College of Nursing

Ashton Middleton-Brown, Manager, Nursing Student Services (Not pictured)

College of Professional Education

  • Linda Kobler, Academic Certification Analyst, Office of Educator Preparation Services (Not pictured)
  • Jordyn Randall, Academic Advisor II, Human Development, Family Studies & Counseling (Not pictured)

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