Shantay Bennett, assistant director of admissions, joined the College of Law in September 2005. As assistant director of admissions, she manages and oversees the J.D. admissions and electronic processes; maintains budgetary expenditure reports; counsels and advises prospective students on departmental policy; oversees on-campus visitations; and engages in recruitment activities on a regional and national level.
Bennett takes an active role in the College of Law outside of her admissions duties. She serves as chair of the college’s Staff Development & Relations Committee in addition to other ad hoc committees on campus. Bennett is a member of the Executive Planning Committee for the Gate City Bar Association’s Justice Robert Benham Law Camp (a pipeline program for minority high school students) that is held annually at Georgia State Law. She has served on the Georgia State University Staff Council as vice chair of the Community Relations Committee and is a member of the National Network of Law School Officers.
In an effort to further integrate her skills, Bennett is a 2008 alumnus of the Advancement of Women’s Leadership Academy for Women and received training in conflict management and resolution. Bennett also takes an active part in the community where she participates in numerous volunteer activities, and serves as both the treasurer and travel coordinator for her church.