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Charvi Greer, Associate Athletics Director, Academic Services/Senior Woman Administrator
jgreer1@tulane.edu | (504) 862-8448

Charvi Greer was hired as associate athletics director for academic advising as well as the Senior Woman Administrator in August of 2016. Greer comes to Tulane from East Tennessee State University, where she spent the last five years (2011-16) progressing into the same role. Greer manages and leads the operations of the academic services department for student-athletes and serves on the Athletic Department’s senior management team.

At ETSU, Greer developed, implemented and evaluated all aspects of the academic support program for student-athletes. Prior to joining ETSU, Greer spent 10 months at UAB as a student-athlete support services assistant.

A native of Auburn, Ala., Greer graduated with a bachelor of science from the University of Georgia – where she played softball - in May 2007 before earning her master of science from Georgia in May 2010. Additionally, she completed a doctorate in Global Sport Leadership in May 2018 from East Tennessee State University.

Charlotte Battiest, Assistant Director
cbatties@tulane.edu | (504) 247-1649

Charlotte Battiest is in her 13th season at Tulane as Assistant Director, where she works with Women’s Basketball, Women’s Tennis, Women’s Cross Country, and the Women’s Track & Field teams.

In her current capacity, Charlotte assists in the academic counseling of student-athletes on day-to-day academic concerns, such as mentoring, tutoring, and monitoring academic progress. She also facilitates study sessions and tutoring, when necessary, as well as, assists student-athletes with course scheduling and registration. Charlotte also serves as the administrative liaison for the Academic Services Center.

A native of New Orleans, Charlotte earned both her Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Master’s degree in Educational Administration from the University of New Orleans. Additionally, Charlotte completed the Public Relations Certificate Program at Tulane University.

Michala Williams, Assistant Director
mwilli2@tulane.edu |
(504) 862-8449

The 2018-2019 academic year will represent Micahla’s 9th year serving in Tulane’s Academic Services Center (ASC) for Student-Athletes.

Micahla, a native of New Orleans, LA, joined the Tulane Academic Services Center for Student-Athletes staff in the fall of 2010. In addition to his Assistant Director responsibilities, Micahla also currently serves as Academic Advisor, working primarily with men’s track and field, men’s cross country, women’s swimming and diving, men’s tennis, women’s volleyball & women’s beach volleyball. In addition to communicating and overseeing all facets of academic planning and monitoring academic process, Micahla also provides advising strategies and guidance to student-athletes in regards to organization, time management, life skills and social development.

Micahla earned Honorable Mention All-Conference honors and Defensive Player of the Year award while playing basketball at Clarke University in Dubuque, Iowa (1996-2000) where he earned his B.A. in Marketing, in December of 2000, and earned his Master’s of Liberal Arts degree from Tulane University in May 2018.

Favorite Quote: “To follow by faith alone is to follow blindly.” - Benjamin Franklin

Meredith Krall, Tutor Coordinator/Writing Specialist
mkrall@tulane.edu |
(504) 862-8208

Meredith Krall joined the Academic Services Center for Student-Athletes in 2013. In addition to managing the Tutor/EA program, she also works one-on-one with student-athletes to help them develop and enhance their writing skills. Additionally, Meredith is the Senior Academic Advisor for the Women’s Bowling and Golf teams.

Prior to her work at Tulane, Meredith worked as a Writing Specialist at Daytona State College where she also co-facilitated the Writing Fellows program. Meredith also taught literature and writing courses as an adjunct instructor at the University of Rhode Island.

Meredith received a Bachelor’s of Science from Drexel University and earned her Master’s in English from Northern Arizona University.

Wendy LeBlanc, Learning Specialist
wleblanc@tulane.edu |
(504) 862-8219

Wendy LeBlanc joined the Green Wave staff in January 2013, where she works as a Learning Specialist for the athletics department and as Academic Advisor for Baseball.

In addition to her daily duties of working one-one with student athletes on time management, academic strategies, and academic advising, LeBlanc's duties also include coordinating the psycho-educational screening and testing for all student-athletes, serving as a liaison with campus student support offices, and collaborating on several Advising Center and Newcomb Tulane College committees.

LeBlanc enjoys getting to know other students in the Tulane community through teaching. She began her role as a Tulane adjunct instructor in Fall 2014. LeBlanc has taught sections of CRDV 1090 (Majors, Internships and Jobs), SISE 4820 (Taylor Your Life) and TIDE 1275 (Helluva Hullabaloo: Learning How to #beExcellent at Tulane).

Prior to Tulane, LeBlanc worked at the University of Georgia as a Learning Specialist and at North Carolina State University as a Tutor Coordinator/Academic Counselor.

Originally from Kenner, Louisiana, LeBlanc earned her Bachelor of Arts in Sociology and Master of Social Work from Louisiana State University. LeBlanc also earned a Master of Professional Studies in Homeland Security from Tulane University.

Cornell Steed, Assistant Athletics Director, Student-Athlete Enhancement
csneed@tulane.edu |
(504) 864-4483

Cornell Sneed was elevated to assistant athletics director for student-athlete enhancement in July of 2018. He joined the staff as a senior academic counselor for men’s basketball at Tulane University in October 2016.

In addition to providing counseling and mentorship, Sneed oversees student-athlete life skills and leadership development. Prior to Tulane, Sneed worked at the University of Memphis as the PAWS life skills coordinator and an academic counselor from 2014-2016, and at East Tennessee State University as a graduate assistant and assistant academic advisor from 2012-2014.

A native of Miami, Florida, Sneed is a former honors Division I track & field scholarship student-athlete at East Tennessee State University (ETSU). At ETSU, Sneed earned both a bachelor of science in Criminology in 2012 and a master of arts in sports management in 2013. Sneed also earned a master of science in academic advising, with a concentration in intercollegiate athletics and the college student athlete, from Kansas State University in 2015.

Sneed earned his doctorate of education in global sport leadership at ETSU in 2018.

Lauren Davis, Senior Academic Advisor
ldavis21@tulane.edu | (504) 862-8215

Lauren Davis was hired a senior academic advisor for Tulane Athletics in October of 2017.

Davis arrives in New Orleans after more than two years at Marian University in Indianapolis where she was director of academic support and athlete service. There, she was responsible for the development and implementation of academic support programs and services for 590 student-athletes, which include study tables, student success seminars and peer tutoring. She was also a success coach to at-risk student-athletes and assisted students in understanding learning styles, preferences, academic processes and goal setting. Davis began her tenure at Marian as a peer tutor coordinator and head women's lacrosse coach in April of 2015 and was also an adjunct business instructor for the university.

Davis was an assistant women's lacrosse coach at Piedmont college from 2013-15 and liaison for the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

A 2013 graduate of Edinboro University, Davis earned a bachelor's degree in business administration with a concentration in financial services. She was the SAAC president from 2010-12 and a four-year captain for the women's lacrosse program. Davis earned her MBA at Piedmont College in 2014 and became a member of the National Association of Academic Advisors for Athletics (N4A) in June of 2017.