High-Flyer Spotlight: Shelia Higgs “Shiggs” Burkhalter

Shelia Burkhalter is a 27-year higher education executive, educator, change-maker, culture shaper, and executive and leadership transitions coach. She holds a bachelor’s degree in mass communication and political science from Southeast Missouri State University, a master’s degree in student affairs administration from Indiana University- Bloomington, and an M.B.A. in management from the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville.

Burkhalter is currently the vice president for student affairs at Winthrop University. Before that, she served as the vice president for student affairs at the University of Baltimore, a director of the first-year experience program at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville, and associate dean of students for campus involvement at Bowling Green State University in Ohio among other roles.

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