Event Title

True Colors

Location

Richardson Ballroom – DiGiorgio Campus Center

Document Type

Presentation

Start Date

27-6-2019 8:30 AM

End Date

27-6-2019 9:45 AM

Description

Assess your strengths while gaining an appreciation for others around you. A true colors assessment will help you develop leadership and effective team-building skills among your coworkers.

Presenter Bio

Shelia Burkhalter
Vice President for Student Affairs at Winthrop University

During her 25 years of higher education experience, Shelia Higgs Burkhalter has worked in a variety of student affairs areas at both public and private institutions. Shelia is motivated and focused educator who is committed to student success and cultivating innovative, transformative, and vibrant campus communities where excellence is expected and collaboration embraced as an effective way to develop and serve students. She is currently the Vice President for Student Affairs at Winthrop University where she provides visionary oversight and strategic leadership for a comprehensive, university-wide approach to out-of-class learning. At Winthrop Shelia’s portfolio includes a division of approximately 100 full-time staff and 300+ paraprofessionals. She oversees a $12.5M budget.

Shelia is an accomplished facilitator and coach of a variety of tools designed to enhance the personal and professional development of individuals and teams. She has utilized her experience in a variety of roles with the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators (NASPA) including Chair of the NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Board 2007 - 2009; 2014 Chair of The Placement Exchange (TPE), the premier higher education and student affair placement experience; and 2016 Chair of the Alice Manicur Symposium for Women who Aspire to Become Vice Presidents for Student Affairs. Shelia recently co-wrote a book chapter, “Taking the Job Search to the Next Level,” in Careers in Student Affairs: A Holistic Guide to Professional Development in Higher Education, and served on the faculty for the 2018 NASPA African American Women’s Summit.

Shelia earned a Managerial MBA from the University of Arkansas – Fayetteville, a Master of Science in Student Affairs Administration from Indiana University Bloomington and a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communication and Political Science from Southeast Missouri State University.

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Jun 27th, 8:30 AM Jun 27th, 9:45 AM

True Colors

Richardson Ballroom – DiGiorgio Campus Center

Assess your strengths while gaining an appreciation for others around you. A true colors assessment will help you develop leadership and effective team-building skills among your coworkers.