Corey Humphries named Vice President of Student Affairs at Shorter University
July 24, 2012 - Corey Humphries has been named Vice President of Student Affairs at Shorter University. Mr. Humphries will serve as the senior administrator in Shorter’s Student Affairs division and as a member of the President’s Council.
He will provide direct supervision for student support services, residence life, judicial programs, student activities, intramurals, new student orientation, student health services, campus safety, and campus ministries.
“We are excited to have Corey Humphries become a part of the Shorter family,” said Shorter University President Dr. Don Dowless. “His experience and his passion for Christian higher education will serve us and our students well as we work together to enrich the campus life experience and to fulfill Shorter’s mission of transforming lives through Christ.”
Mr. Humphries comes to Shorter from Charleston Southern University, where he served as Assistant Dean of Campus Life. He had been employed at Charleston Southern University since 2005. Beginning work there as Residence Life Coordinator, he went on to serve as Director of Residence Life and as Assistant Dean of Campus Life. As assistant dean, he oversaw the work of the directors of security, campus activities, and campus recreation in addition to retaining his previous responsibilities for the area of residence life.
While at Charleston Southern, Mr. Humphries also served three years as Catalyst Coordinator, developing and coordinating the university’s community service program. He partnered with non-profit organizations to identify, schedule, promote, and coordinate a wide variety of service projects for more than 20 local organizations. He also organized student volunteers as well as establishing partnerships with university teams, clubs, and organizations to increase student involvement in serving the local community. In addition, he served as advisor to the Charleston Southern Student Government Association and the House Council and as a member of the university’s Committee for Retention.
Mr. Humphries earned the Bachelor of Science in Psychology and the Master of Science in Criminal Justice, both from Charleston Southern.