School of Agriculture

Ember Keithley

Ember Keithley
Academic Advisor of Agriculture

CBT Advising
Knoblauch Hall 110
(309) 298-2100

Ms. Keithley is the Academic Advisor for the School of Agriculture at Western Illinois University from 2009 to present. She earned both her MBA and BB degree from Western Illinois University. Prior to advising Agriculture students she advised business students and had a career in banking.

She is the faculty advisor for the following student clubs/organizations with the School of Agriculture:

  • Ag-Vocators - The Ag-Vocators serve as the student recruiters for the School of Agriculture. They participate in recruitment events and visit local classrooms.
  • Sigma Alpha Sorority - Sigma Alpha is a professional Sorority promoting sisterhood among women in agriculture.

Ember has been recognized both on-campus and nationally for her role in advising earning the 2010-2011 Western Illinois Outstanding Academic Advisor award and the 2012 Outstanding Advising NACADA Certificate of Merit.

Courses Taught:

  • AGRI 120: Agriculture in Today's Society to the list of classes taught
  • AGRI 320: Success Strategies in Agriculture
  • AGRI 420: Personal Development and Leadership in Agriculture
  • FIN 301: Personal Financial Planning
  • FIN 311: Introduction to Finance
  • MKTG 327: Marketing Principles
  • UNIV 100: Personal Growth and Well-Being in Higher Education