Shipley Appointed Director of Academic Advising
January 12, 2010
BLOOMINGTON, Ill. – On January 4, Chandra Shipley became the director of Academic
Advising at Illinois Wesleyan University.
Shipley, who was the assistant to the dean at the University of Illinois at Chicago,
reports to Illinois Wesleyan’s Associate Provost for Academic Services Jeff Frick.
While serving as a member of the Academic Affairs Division, Shipley’s responsibilities
are to further improve the quality of the University’s academic advising, establish
faculty and student advisory boards and provide advising-centered programming. In
fulfilling her duties, Shipley will work collaboratively with campus resources to
support student learning and success. She will coordinate training and facilitate
development for faculty advisors and be available to students for drop-in academic
As director, Shipley will act as a resource on academic advising for faculty advisors
and the University community, and coordinate academic advising with the Office of
Student Affairs, the Study Abroad Office and the Hart Career Center.
Shipley earned both her master’s degree in college student personnel administration
in 2003 and her bachelor’s degree in business administration in 1999 at Illinois State
Contact: Monica Piotrowski, (309) 556-3181