Shelly is the Director of Alumni Educationat the Alumni Association of the University of Michigan. The Alumni Association is focused on building Alumni Connections to support Alumni Success through strong partnerships with the University of Michigan. She works with all of the schools and colleges to help capture the ongoing educational resources and opportunities -- and share them with all alumni.
Prior to working at the Alumni Association, Shelly learned about the breadth and depth of the University of Michigan as an Assistant Dean in the Rackham Graduate School, focusing on improving the quality of our graduate programs, and as an Assistant Vice Provost, working on the University’s budget and facilities teams. She first joined the University of Michigan community as a graduate student and earned her Ph.D. in Psychology in 2000.
Shelly is happily married to Ricky, has two grown bonus-children and one daughter who is an opera singer in training at Oberlin Conservatory. In her spare time, Shelly enjoys reading, singing musical theatre, jewelry shopping and traveling.