- MA Educational Leadership, Higher Education/Student Affairs, Eastern Michigan University
- BA Sociology, University of Michigan
Michelle had a significant career in alumni relations at the University of Michigan before shifting gears and deciding to pursue a career in student services. Michelle's first position at Eastern Michigan University was Coordinator for Distance Education Programs in the Office of Continuing Education in 2003. In December 2005, Michelle joined the EMU College of Business staff as Coordinator for Graduate Programs. She served for a while as Interim Director of Academic Services, and became Director of Graduate Business Programs in 2013.