Amanda Ostreko

Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies
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Amanda Ostreko is the Assistant Dean of Graduate Studies. She manages the day-to-day operations of the Graduate Studies Office and oversees the Graduate Admissions Office. She works closely with the Dean to manage the budget and provide leadership for the unit. Amanda started her career at KU in 2003 in the School of Engineering and initially joined Graduate Studies in 2013 as the Director of Graduate Enrollment. She holds a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Policy Studies from KU, has held numerous roles in Staff Senate, including President during the 2014-2015 academic year, and serves on the NAGAP Governing Board, which is a national organization devoted to the concerns of individuals working in the graduate environment. 

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