As senior associate dean, Ashley oversees graduate education and research activities as well as strategic planning, faculty affairs, student affairs, program development, diversity, assessment, communications and external relations, student services, and extended education programs in the Bush School. Ashley also teaches a course in Managing Diversity in Public and Non Profit Organizations.
- Ed.D. in Physical Education, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa - (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States) 1986
- M.A. in Health, Physical Education, and Recreation, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa - (Tuscaloosa, Alabama, United States) 1976
- B.S. in Health, Physical Education, and Safety, Louisiana College - (Pineville, Kentucky, United States) 1975
- Sagas, M., Cunningham, G. B., Wigley, B. J., & Ashley, F. (2003). Internet coverage of university softball and baseball websites: The inequity continues. Rowe, D. (Eds.), Sport, culture and the media: the unruly trinity. 340-349. McGraw-Hill Education (UK).