Shirley A. Mixon
Dr. Shirley Mixon earned her Ed.D. in Higher Education Administration with an emphasis in Business and an M.S. in Business Education from Oklahoma State University. She earned a B.S. in Business Education from Grambling State University of Louisiana. Dr. Mixon, a professor of Business Administration, is currently the Director of the Reach Higher Program at East Central University. This is a part of the Oklahoma Degree Completion Program. This Program is designed to increase the number of college graduates in the state of Oklahoma. She is also the Higher Learning Commission Acting Self-Study Director at ECU. This position involves preparing for reaccreditation through the Higher Learning Commission. In 2010 Dr. Mixon was selected to serve on the executive board of the Oklahoma Women in Higher Education. She is the secretary for this state organization and also represents ECU at all OKWHE meetings. During her tenure at East Central University, Dr. Mixon has held the position of Department Chair and the Parker Ethics Professor. Additionally, she continues to serve on numerous committees, conduct workshops, and give presentations.