Position title: Interim Assistant Director
Phone: (608) 890-1732
Maxwell Artis serves as a Student Services Coordinator for the Mercile J. Lee Scholars Program. Maxwell earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Augustana College in Rock Island, Ill., and obtained his master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Prior to joining the Mercile J. Lee Scholars Program staff, Maxwell worked for Maryville University in a variety of roles including Director of the Solution Squad, Lead Life Coach and Life Coach. Prior to his time at Maryville University, he worked as an Academic Adviser in the College of Education at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and served as a Diversity Recruiter at the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Maxwell is committed to providing comprehensive and holistic support to students throughout their college journey. In doing so, he hopes to advance his professional mission of ensuring that every student feels a strong sense of belonging and has a positive, transformative college experience.