Vice President for Student Affairs
Georgia Southern University
Shay Little, Ph.D. currently serves as the Vice President for Student Affairs at Georgia Southern University. She leads a talented team that oversees a wide range of departments whose mission is to advance students’ holistic development through intentional learning and transformative engagement in co-curricular programs and services.
Dr. Little has more than 28 years of experience in student affairs programs. She worked at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, University of Georgia, and Kent State University before joining the Georgia Southern team.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Baylor University, a Master of Science in counseling and student personnel services from Oklahoma State University, and a doctorate in counseling and student personnel services from the University of Georgia. She attended the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, taught counseling and higher education classes, and has more than 20 publications or professional presentations to her credit.