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michelle smith

Michelle Smith

Michelle joined the Caris College team in July 2022 as our Assistant Campus Director. Before Caris, Michelle was employed at Sullivan University for twelve years, where she started in Financial Planning. She moved to Academic Services in 2017. She last held the position of Senior Director of Academic Services. Michelle enjoys fostering a respectful, nurturing, and energetic campus environment. She believes that everyone holds value and plays a role in the success of our students. She was born and raised in New Albany, Indiana, where she still resides. Michelle graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Management in 2008 from Indiana Wesleyan University. In her free time, Michelle enjoys spending time with her family. She loves being a grandma. She has two dogs, Julius and Zora who are spoiled rotten. She has a passion for decorating and cooking as well.