Nick Fleury grew up in the rural Upper Peninsula of Michigan. After undergraduate studies in Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Michigan and the University of Melbourne, Australia, Nick served as a Math/Science teacher in the Peace Corps for four years in Cameroon and Tanzania. After short stints back in Michigan and Alaska, Nick moved to Pendleton in Eastern Oregon working on economic and downtown development projects for the city. Nick completed two masters at the University of Oregon in Public Administration and Community & Regional Planning, and also worked for International Affairs and the Sustainable Cities Initiative. He also served on the state commission for volunteerism for five years and chaired the state AmeriCorps program for two years. For four years, Nick served as the Head Advisor for the International Degree at Oregon State University and is now the Head Advisor for the College of Agricultural Sciences.
In Nick’s current role, he supports college advising at the department level in the college through interpretation of regulations, use of advising technologies and individual student support. Nick also coordinates the college student ambassador team, aids in college-level recruitment and serves in multiple capacities across the university on advising-related councils and committees.
Nick lives in Eugene with his partner of nine years. He enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, getting in or on water, and attempting to dance and sing.