Ashley to serve as President of Shelton State Community College

The Alabama Community College System Board of Trustees approved William J. “Bill” Ashley, Ph.D., as the President of Shelton State Community College. Dr. Ashley will join the college as its executive officer in October.

Currently serving as Vice President for Student Affairs at Southwest Mississippi Community College, Dr. Ashley has held teaching and leadership positions in Mississippi’s community college system for almost two decades. His prior roles range from student instruction to athletics to academic leadership.

A Mississippi native, he earned a Ph.D. in community college leadership from Mississippi State University. He also holds an MBA degree in economics and a BBA degree in finance and accounting from Delta State University in Mississippi.