Tom Schnaubelt

March 10, 2009

knows big picture as well as local work

Name: Tom Schnaubelt
Title: Executive Director and Assistant Vice Provost for Student Affairs
Department: Haas Center for Public Service
Organization: Stanford University
Phone: 650-723-9181
Fax: 650-725-7339
Address: 562 Salvatierra Walk
Stanford, CA 53141
Brief Biography:
Dr. Thomas Schnaubelt assumed the position of Dean for Community Engagement and Civic Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside in 2005. As Dean, Dr. Schnaubelt provides leadership for the Center for Community Partnerships, which serves as UWP's 'front door' for community engagement activities such as community-based learning/research, professional development and continuing education, and community dialogues. He previously served as the first Executive Director of Wisconsin Campus Compact. In that role, he was involved in the development of a number of CNCS-funded initiatives, including a statewide AmeriCorps*VISTA program, a nine-state AmeriCorps Education Award Program, and a tri-state Learn and Serve America higher education consortium program. Tom served as the founding director of the Mississippi Center for Community and Civic Engagement at the University of Southern Mississippi, where he worked to create and/or strengthen service-learning, after school, tutoring/mentoring and civic leadership programs to improve educational achievement throughout the state. While at USM, he taught graduate courses on the social and civic foundations of education, integrating academic service-learning into each course. Tom also served for five years as the Director of Academic Service Programming in the Division of Academic Affairs at the Mississippi state college board office and was the University of Southern Mississippi 's first director of service-learning. Tom grew up in Wisconsin and received a B.S. in Physics from the University of Wisconsin - Stevens Point , an M.A. in Education from the University of Michigan, and a Ph.D. in Higher Education Administration from the University of Mississippi . His research interests include the exploration of faculty attitudes and perceptions of community engaged scholarship, factors that influence tenure and promotion in postsecondary institutions, and the impact of community-based learning on student development.

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