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Calvin C. McKee Veterans Success Center

For more information about enrollment, GI Bill® information, or to schedule an appointment with a representative from the Calvin C. McKee Veterans Success Center, fill out the form below, email, or call (918) 631-3104. The Veterans Success Center is located in the Holmes Student Center, room 1025. Office hours are Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Veterans Success Center Staff

Matthew J. Ingram

Director of Veteran Affairs
Colonel (Retired), United States Army

Matthew Ingram joined the University of Tulsa in October 2022 as the Director of Veteran Affairs. A retired Veteran himself, Matt brings 30 years of leadership experience in the U.S. Army having served in a variety of command and staff positions across the globe.

The Director of Veteran Affairs is responsible for the strategic direction and day-to-day management of the McKee Veterans Success Center and The University of Tulsa Student Veterans Association. The director coordinates and administers all Veteran Affairs activities and assists with the administration of federal and state grants and with other financial aid programs while ensuring compliance with all federal, state and university regulations. Serving as a Veteran student advocate, Matt connects students to on-campus and community resources to enable academic success. Matt oversees all aspects of educational funding through the Veterans Administration to ensure student Veterans and military-connected students receive all entitled benefits.

A native of Yukon, Oklahoma, he holds a B.A. in History from the University of Oklahoma and a M.S. in National Security and Resource Strategy from the Dwight D. Eisenhower School, National Defense University.

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Robert Kowal

Assistant Director of Veterans Affairs
First Sergeant (Retired), United States Army

Robert Kowal (KO-wahl) joined the University of Tulsa in October of 2023 as the Assistant Director of Veterans Affairs. As a retired veteran of the U.S. Army, Robert brings more than two decades of leadership experience, organizational change management, recruitment & retention expertise, and a deep understanding of Veterans benefits.

The Assistant Director of Veterans Affairs serves as a liaison and advisor to veteran and military-connected students, alumni, and prospective students. The Asst. Director provides practical advice and skill development to support student retention and cultivates a network of military-friendly employers and contacts who act as hiring champions for military-connected students and alumni. Robert serves as a Veteran student advocate and provides organizational support to the Student Veteran Association.

As a native of the four-state area, Robert calls Oklahoma home since his military retirement. He holds a B.Sc. Administration from Post University and a M.Sc. Marketing from Liberty University.


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