Dr. Emily Messer has been at Shorter University since 2007 formerly serving as Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Life. She obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English, a Master of Public Administration from Jacksonville State University, and a her doctorate in Higher Education Administration from the University of Alabama.
Dr. Messer and her husband, Chris, have two daughters, Madelyn and Camille, and reside in Rome, Georgia. Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with friends and family, running, reading, traveling, being involved at church and supporting the Shorter Hawks! She previously worked at Jacksonville State University in Jacksonville, AL and Southern Methodist University in Dallas, TX.
As Vice President for Enrollment Management, Dr. Messer is blessed to lead the enrollment team in recruiting students to become a part of the Shorter University family.