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Benton D Shirey

Benton Shirey, Director of University Advising
  • Director


Contact Information

  • Department: University Advising
  • Office: Charles Douglas Whitlock Building 347
  • Mailing Address: Charles Douglas Whitlock Building CPO 64
  • Email:
  • Phone: 622-2276


Benton is a native of Eunice, Louisiana, and is a US Navy Veteran. He has an undergraduate degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Guam, and a Master of Science Degree with Emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy, from John Brown University. His professional affiliations include the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA), Kentucky Academic Advising Association (KACADA), and Kentucky Career Development Association (KCDA). Benton is married to the former Nancy Nealis of Hong Kong, and they have five children.

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