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Michael Baily Joins Finlandia Student Affairs Office

Michael BailyHANCOCK, MI -Michael Baily has recently joined Finlandia University Student Affairs as the director of living and learning.

In his position, Baily is responsible for blending Academic and Student Affairs by envisioning and implementing co-curricular programs that align with Finlandia's mission of academic excellence, spiritual growth, and service.

Baily will purposefully and creatively involve students in multiple facets of the university and provide leadership and oversight for a number of Student Affairs functions, including residential and commuter student activities, student codes of conduct and judicial affairs, student government, student clubs and organizations, student leadership development, and new student orientation.

Baily has over 15 years of higher education experience, including positions at Texas Tech University, Seton Hall University, the University of Wyoming, and most recently the University of Texas at El Paso.

He has a bachelor of arts in psychology from the University of South Florida and a master's of educational leadership from Middle Tennessee State University. Baily is originally from Tampa, Fla.

Baily enjoys reading, baseball, and hiking. He has already registered for the 10-mile walk at the 2012 Canal Run, which will take place this July. He volunteers for Habitat for Humanity, Sit for Peace, and National Trails Day. He lives in Hancock.

Contact Michael Baily at 906-487-7276,, or visit his office in Finlandia Hall.

Photo cutline: Michael Baily, Finlandia University Director of Living and Learning