Malia Roberts

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Malia Roberts
Pronouns: She/Her/Hers
Interim Senior Director, Graduate College Operations
(269) 387-8210
120 W Walwood Hall, Mail Stop 5242
Mailing address: 
Graduate College
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5433 USA
  • Ph.D. in Educational Leadership, Western Michigan University, in-progress (expected Spring 2023)
  • M.S. in Communication Studies, Grand Valley State University
  • B.A. in Communications, State University of New York at Oswego
Research interests: 
  • Formal mentoring and the influence mentorships have on leadership identity and career aspirations of aspiring female leaders who work in higher education.

Malia serves as the interim senior director of graduate college operations in the Graduate College. Malia coordinates and supports efforts related to communication, enrollment, marketing, and event planning. She oversees the Graduate Student Ambassador program, which includes a team of graduate students who are engaged in recruitment, outreach, and service initiatives that support the graduate enterprise at WMU.