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Shivers Named New Vice President for Student Life at Iowa

College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences alum Melissa Shivers was named the next Vice President for Student Life at the University of Iowa over the summer.

Shivers brings 20 years of experience to the role after stints at the University of Tennessee, University of Georgia, Clemson University, and Georgia Southern University.

“I am humbled by this opportunity to serve the University of Iowa in this collaborative role to support student success and be part of the Hawkeye family,” said Shivers.

She received a Bachelor of Science in communication arts from Georgia Southern and a Ph.D. in College Student Affairs from Georgia.

“Shivers has a long history making sure everything she and her team does is focused on having a positive impact on students and their success,” says UI President Bruce Harreld. “She will be an immediate and tremendous asset for the university.”


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