Channing Francis

Student Success Advisor

Contact Information

Stephenson Hall (Bruce-Trades), 128  & Stephenson Hall, 308
CPO 2113
Phone: 859-985-3835

Spring 2022

Office Hours

Students can make academic advising appointments using EAB Navigate or career development appointments using Handshake.

Class Schedule

GST 110A (Tue, 6:15 p.m. – 8:15 p.m.)


Channing Francis (he, him, his) is the Student Success Advisor in the Office of Student Success & Transition (SST) and the Office of Internships & Career Development (ICD) at Berea College.

In SST, Channing serves as an academic advisor for ~100 Berea College students and supports students’ academic success, skill development, and decision-making. In ICD, Channing supports students’ career readiness by helping students articulate their potential, discern major and career possibilities, and navigate career-related resources, opportunities, and activities. Channing teaches GST 101, Strategies for Academic Success and GST 110-A, Enhancing Career Readiness and is committed to supporting students as they work toward their academic, personal, and professional goals.

Channing has worked at Berea College since 2013. He earned a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from the University of Louisville and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Berea College. He is a member of the Kentucky Career Development Board (KCDA), the National Career Development Association (NCDA), and NACADA – the Global Academic Advising Community.

Academic Advisees can make an appointment using EAB Navigate. All students can make career development appointments using Handshake.


  • B.S. in Business Administration, Berea College ’12
  • M.A. in Higher Education Administration, University of Louisville ’18