Kelly Higgins
Position: Assistant Director/Tutor Coordinator
Other College: Michigan State
Phone: (989) 774-2103
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Kelly Higgins
Courtesy: CMU Athletic Communications
Release: 12/15/2011

Kelly Higgins joined the Central Michigan University Athletics Department in 2009 as a Student-Athlete Services intern, from which she was promoted to Assistant Director of Student-Athlete Services in 2010. As the primary academic adviser for women's basketball, field hockey, gymnastics, cross country and track and field, she meets with student-athletes to discuss class schedules, majors, and other academic matters, and also NCAA eligibility standards. She oversees study table supervisors, coordinates the tutoring program, teaches a section of the First-Year Experience course for first-year student-athletes, and is the primary adviser for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.

She graduated from CMU with a Master of Arts Degree in Sport Administration in 2010. She completed her Bachelor of Science Degree in Kinesiology at Michigan State in 2008.

Higgins ran cross country at both Michigan State and CMU. During her time at MSU she earned all-academic honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. She is originally from Corunna, Mich.