Molly Springer, has been involved with the national advancement of Native American Student Affairs and Services for sixteen years.
Molly has served in Native college student affairs as Director of the Native American Program at Dartmouth College, Assistant Dean of Student Life/Assistant Director of the Native American House at the University of Illinois, Coordinator of American Indian Student Services at Ohio State University, Coordinator for the Native American Collaboration project in the School of Psychology at San Diego State University, and Director of RAIN! Retention of American Indians Now at UCLA. She co-authored a chapter included in the recent Stylus publication; Beyond the Asterisk: Understanding Native Students In Higher Education (Shotton, Lowe, and Waterman, 2012), is on the board for the National Coalition for the Advancement of Native Higher Education (NCANHE), and has served as Chair of the Native American Network for ACPA.
Molly's EdD is through at New England College and her dissertation was entitled: "NATIVE STUDENT ORGANIZATIONS AS A HIGH IMPACT PRACTICE: Native Student's Perceptions of the Effect of Participation in a Native Student Organization on Academic and Personal Success at Predominately White Institutions."
Molly is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma enrolled through her maternal grandmother gladys langley. She is also Choctaw (Gunn/ Marshall/and Mooney families) and Eastern Cherokee, through the dover and light family.