At Walsh University, the purpose of advising is to assist students in the development of their academic program, explain students' rights and options within the Walsh Community, and educate students in their advisee responsibilities. Advisors work with advisees to achieve academic excellence by fostering critical thinking, effective communication, and growth opportunities.

Professional advisors are assigned by major.

To view your professional advisor assignment, please log in to the Cavalier Center.

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  • General Student Information 

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Director of Professional Academic Advising

Vanessa Freiman
vfreiman@walsh.edu 

330.244.4672

Assistant Director of Professional Academic Advising

Julie Thornberry: All Business Majors
jthornberry@walsh.edu
330.490.7165

Professional Academic Advisors

Ellen Kutz: Pre-Nursing Majors
ekutz@walsh.edu
330.490.7053  

John Buckner: Education, Sociology, Communication, Humanities and Undecided Majors
jbuckner@walsh.edu
330.490.7401

Alexandria (Ali) Crum: Psychology, Math and Science Majors, Exercise Science Majors, and Game Development Majors
acrum@walsh.edu
330.244.4689

Erin Smith: Athletic Academic Support Specialist
esmith@walsh.edu
330.490.7640
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Release of Education Records

In accordance with the Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Walsh University is unable to release a student’s educational records information without the express, written consent of the enrolled student.

Students may complete the Release of Education Record Information form to designate individuals whom they would like to grant permission.