Meghan Shears

As the Assistant Director for University Tutorial Services, Meghan coordinates the hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising of appointment-based and drop-in tutors. She graduated from Appalachian State with a bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education, social studies (2014) and a master’s degree in Higher Education in 2021. She began her career in education teaching social studies in grades 6-12. In 2019, Meghan accepted a position in the Office of Admissions at Appalachian State where she managed the recruitment process for nearly 5,000 applicants in Eastern NC and the Northeastern US, provided assistance to students as they navigated the college application process, and supervised and trained nearly 35 Appalachian tour guides.

Meghan, a member of App Allies, is committed to fostering an inclusive and welcoming environment and supporting students in their academic endeavors. As a first-generation college student herself, she understands the valuable role that support services play in helping students be successful.

On the weekends, Meghan enjoys spending time with her husband and their two dogs, Bear and Nora. They are outdoor enthusiasts and the biggest Mountaineer football fans in Boone. They are looking forward to becoming first time parents to a daughter, arriving in January 2022.

Title: University Tutorial Services Assistant Director
Department: Student Learning Center

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-3060

Office address
229 D. D. Dougherty Hall