Zachary Shirley, Ed.D. currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Sorority and Fraternity Life at Indiana University Bloomington, where he oversees the staffing, budgetary, and programmatic efforts for both leadership and inclusion initiatives within the office of Student Life & Learning. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Dr. Shirley graduated with his Bachelor of Science Degree in Secondary Education/English from Paul Quinn College (2005), his Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from Texas A&M University-Commerce (2006), and his Doctor of Education Degree from the University of North Texas (2014), with his dissertation research centered on the perceptions of Fraternities and Sororities from the perspective of a single institution and its community.
Dr. Shirley has worked as a Student Affairs professional for more than ten years, with previous experiences from Texas Woman’s University, the University of Texas at Dallas, Texas A&M University-Commerce, and the University of Cincinnati in areas such as Fraternity & Sorority Life, Student Activities, Orientation, Student Government, Volunteer Services, and Mentorship Programs. Dr. Shirley’s personal philosophy in regards to working with students is to inspire the students, so that they may, in turn, impact the world.
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