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Joe Wheeless Ph.D.'23


  • Western Carolina University, Bachelor of Science in 
  • Western Carolina University, Master of Education in College Student Personnel 

What is your current graduate assistantship/job?
I am the Director of Fraternity & Sorority Life at Virginia Commonwealth University.


What organizations are you involved in?

  • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity
  • Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors
  • Stonewall Sports, Richmond VA
What are your research interests?

I am interested in college promise programs.

Why did you choose William & Mary?
I chose to attend William & Mary because of the focus on higher education and not just student affairs.

What is your favorite thing about the program?
The flexibility for students who work full-time.

How has attending William & Mary impacted your career to date?
It has elevated my critical thinking and allowed me to be prepared for a changing career field.