Beatrice Shivers is Administrative Assistant for the Center for Character and Citizenship at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She operates as key administrative and communications liaison for faculty, researchers and international visitors interacting daily with leading scholars and dignitaries across the globe. She assists in running the Sanford N. McDonnell Leadership Academy in Character Education and the Summer Institute in Character Education. Beatrice earned her Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Business Administration from Columbia College of Missouri and an M.B.A. in Human Resources Management from Missouri Baptist University. Beatrice received the Rosa Lee Mullins Outstanding Staff Member and Positive Attitude Award (UMSL).