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Office of the Vice President


Dr. Shay Little
Vice President for Student Affairs

slittle@georgiasouthern.edu
Office: (912) 478-2796

Shay Little, Ph.D. holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Baylor University, a Master of Science in counseling and student personnel services from Oklahoma State University, and a doctorate in counseling and student personnel services from the University of Georgia. She attended the Institute for Educational Management at Harvard University’s Graduate School of Education, has taught a myriad of counseling and higher education classes, and has more than 20 publications or professional presentations to her credit.  Dr. Little was most recently a special assistant to the president and vice president of student affairs at Kent State University in Ohio.  Before that, she spent 15 years at the University of Georgia and three years at the University of North Carolina Wilmington.  Dr. Little serves as Georgia Southern’s senior student affairs officer and primary advocate for approximately 26,000 students on three unique campuses. She leads a talented team that oversees a wide range of departments focused on student support and development.


Alison Gould
Executive Assistant

agould@georgiasouthern.edu
Office: (912) 478-2795

Alison received her Bachelor’s degree in Fashion Merchandising and Apparel Design from Georgia Southern in 2016. She serves as the Executive Assistant III to the Vice President for Student Affairs, and manages the day-to day administrative operations of the VPSA Office, supports student workers and serves as a liaison between executive offices.


Ryan Pye
Graduate Assistant

ryan-pye@georgiasouthern.edu
Office: (912) 478-6039

Ryan received his bachelor’s degree in Multimedia Journalism from Georgia Southern in May 2020. He is currently enrolled in the Professional Communication and Leadership Master’s Program at Georgia Southern’s Statesboro campus. Ryan serves as the main communications and marketing contact for the university’s Division of Student Affairs.


Chandler Williams
Student Assistant

williams-chandler@georgiasouthern.edu
Office: (912) 478-2796

Chandler is a junior Middle Grades Education major at Georgia Southern. She is originally from Waynesboro, Georgia, where she graduated from Burke County High School.


Last updated: 9/14/2021