Melinda Sutton Noss, Ph.D.

Vice President

Melinda (Mindy) Sutton Noss, Ph.D. is currently serving her second term as a Vice President on Gamma Phi Beta’s International Council. Mindy also serves as a member of the Sorority’s Bylaws and Extension Committees. A member of Alpha Xi Chapter at Southern Methodist University, Mindy has a Bachelor of Arts in public relations. She also received her Master of Science in Education with an emphasis in higher education and student affairs from Indiana University-Bloomington and her Doctor of Philosophy in educational leadership from the University of Texas at Austin.

Mindy is currently the assistant vice chancellor for student affairs and dean of students at the University of Mississippi, overseeing the Office of Fraternal Leadership and Learning, the Office of Leadership and Advocacy, the Office of Conflict Resolution and Student Conduct and the Ole Miss Student Union. Mindy has also held positions in student affairs at Southern Methodist University and the University of Texas at Austin. She is a member of, and volunteer for, several professional organizations, including the Association of Fraternity/Sorority Advisors (AFA), the Association for Student Conduct Administration (ASCA) and the National Association for Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA).

An 18-year volunteer for Gamma Phi Beta, Mindy has served as a chapter advisor, Facilitation Team member, affiliated house corporation board member, director of the New Chapter Team and chairwoman of the Discipline Committee. She also served as a collegiate leadership consultant and Gamma Phi Beta Foundation volunteer.

In her local community of Oxford, Mississippi, Mindy serves on the Board of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Lafayette County and is an active member of the Oxford-University United Methodist Church with her husband, Tim Noss.

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