Director, Student Affairs Finance
The University of Memphis
MS Leadership and Policy Studies
Why did you choose your course of study (Leadership or Student Personnel Services)?
As that my undergraduate degree was in Accounting, I chose to pursue graduate studies
with a concentration in Leadership & Policy Studies, as that I wanted to obtain more
knowledge about leadership theories and proven practices.
How did this degree prepare you or improve your preparation for your current role?
The M.S. degree allows me to develop and refine my leadership skills, so as to facilitate
success within a diverse and ever changing environment. I have the opportunity to
be part of the division of Student Affairs executive team, in which we routinely analyze
and assess programs, operations, etc. so as to optimize all resources, while keeping
the mission and goals at the forefront.
What impact has your degree had on your life or career?
Professionally and personally it enhances accountability, responsibility and flexibility.