Abbey Shiban, Ph.D.

Abbey Shiban, Ph.D.

Title: Sr. Director, Graduate Programs
Dept/Program: Undergraduate & Graduate Programs
Office: CBA 405
Phone: (330) 972-5109


  • Ph.D. in Urban Education , Leadership and Lifelong Learning specialty - December 2013, Cleveland State University
  • Master of Arts in Counseling, College Student Personnel emphasis, April 2001, Eastern Michigan University
  • Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, May 1999, The University of Toledo

Professional & Academic Experience

Summary of Duties:

  • Primary responsibilities include all aspects of student admissions, registration, student records processing, scholarship awards, and graduation of undergraduate business students.
  • Directs the daily advising operations of the Undergraduate Academic Advising Office.

Academic Experience:

  • University of Akron, Assistant Director, Undergraduate Programs, College of Business Administration (2012-2016)
  • Cleveland State University, Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Planning (2011-2012)
  • Cleveland State University, Manager, Orientation and Family Services (2007-2011)
  • Cleveland State University, Coordinator, Orientation and New Student Programming (2003-2007) 
  • Eastern Michigan University, Program Coordinator for New Student Orientation (2002-2003)
  • Lithuania Christian College, Director of Leadership, Service and Orientation (2001-2002) 


  • Spending time with family and friends, travelling.    

Professional Organization:

  • National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)