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Chandra Shipley

Chandra Shipley

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 advising.

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 University.

Contact: Monica Piotrowski, (309) 556-3181