Dr. Michael Anthony
Dr. Anthony currently serves as the Vice President of Student Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness at Prairie State College. Dr. Anthony earned his Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Organizational Development from the University of Louisville, where he also worked for 10 years in various functional areas. While at the University of Louisville, he also led the state association for student affairs professionals, and has been involved nationally within the student affairs profession since then.
His extensive SGA experience as a Senator, Student Body Treasurer, Student Senate President/Executive Vice President of the SGA, and finally Student Body President and University Trustee at North Carolina State University led him to seek a career in higher education. Dr. Anthony has taught at both two and four-year schools led hundreds of workshops to thousands of students and practitioners on a range of topics, including African American student success, leadership development, diversity and inclusion, assertive communication, team development, program management, and creating and managing change within the environment. He has held adjunct faculty appointments at both Loyola University Chicago and the University of Louisville. Dr. Anthony lives in Flossmoor, IL.