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Meet the Enrollment and Student Achievement Team!

Dr. Nancy KingSanders, Vice Provost for Enrollment and Student Achievement & Registrar
Dr. Nancy KingSanders

Dr. KingSanders is in her fourth year at Austin Peay State University. She is committed to ensuring Student Access and Success where students are rewarded with a high return on investment when students complete their college degree.

Dr. KingSanders has a wealth of higher education experience to include prior appointments as Associate Vice President for Student Success, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, as well as attaining tenure and the rank of full professor in the Music Department at Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

In 2016, the National Resource Center for the First-Year Experience and Cengage Learning presented Dr. KingSanders with its Outstanding First-Year Student Advocate award. She also served as Principal Investigator on “Partnering for Student Success in South Texas,” a $3.8 million Department of Education grant, and as Co-Principal Investigator for a $2.625 Million Department of Education Grant, Integrating a Culture of Academic Research and Engagement, I-CARE.

Dr. KingSanders has presented her research at The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board, in partnership with National Institute for Staff and Organizational Development (NISOD) Conference, AHE National Leadership Summit, the Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) National Conference, and the Educational Policy Improvement Center.A talented clarinetist, Dr. KingSanders earned her Doctor of Musical Arts from the University of Illinois, her Master of Music from the University of North Texas and her Bachelor of Music Education from Texas State University.

Lois Briones, Administrative Assistant 3 of Enrollment and Student Achievement

Lois Briones has worked at Austin Peay State University since November 2007.  She started her career path in the University Facilities Office, where she served as the Reservation Specialist for five (5) years.  In July 2012, she was selected as the Administrative Assistant for Student Achievement.  She is a proud alumna of Austin Peay, having graduated with her bachelor’s degree in 2014.  She is grateful to serve in a position whose sole purpose is to help the students and encourage them to be the best version of themselves.

Amy Corlew, Executive Director of Office of Admissions/Orientation/Dual Enrollment
Amy Corlew

Amy Corlew came to Austin Peay State University in 1996 working in the Office of Admissions in numerous capacities and was recently named Executive Director of Admissions. In her tenure, she has worked with thousands of students to achieve their higher education goals.  

Amy has also directed implementation of new software and technologies to enhance the customer experience of admissions and enrolling at APSU. In her professional career, Amy has been very involved with the Tennessee Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers and served as President in 2009. She is the currently the recipient of the 2020 Governor’s Impact Award presented by the Division of Student Affairs. 

Outside of her professional career, Amy is a devoted wife and mother of two.  She is an avid sports fan and loves to travel.


Randi Robinson, Executive Director of  Student Financial Aid/Scholarships/Veterans Education Benefits

Executive Director of Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Veterans Education Benefits.  Randi has twelve years of progressive financial aid experience at Austin Peay.  She is a highly credentialed financial aid professional with the National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (NASFAA).  She holds the prestigious designation of Certified Financial Aid Administrator (one of only two in the state of Tennessee), as well as four other NASFAA professional credentials. Randi earned her Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Austin Peay and a Master of Business Administration degree from Freed-Hardeman University.


Dr. Shawn Harding, Director of Office of Undergraduate Persistence
Dr. Shawn Harding

Dr. Shawn Harding has worked at Austin Peay State University since August 2019. Dr. Harding served as a peer tutor and GTA for the university prior to earning a full-time position. Dr. Harding has worked at the university as an Academic Advisor and Student Success Professional at the Office of Student Success, Student Services Coordinator for the Office of the Registrar, and now the Director of the Office of Undergraduate Persistence. Dr. Harding is dedicated to the students of Austin Peay State University, and has a primary focus in facilitating new initiatives that will help empower students.