Amanda Watkins serves as the Associate Director for Wright State University’s Undergraduate Retention Team. Prior to her appointment to the Undergraduate Retention Team, she served as the Associate Director of the Veteran & Military Center. Amanda has over 10 years of experience in higher education with a focus on policy, military and veteran-students and adult learners. She is passionate about creating learning opportunities and reducing barriers for all students. She strives to create an inclusive work space among her team.
Amanda earned her B.S. in modern language (Spanish) education, an M.Ed. in Student Affairs in Higher Education and a graduate certificate in Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies.
She is a proud fur mama of 2 dogs and enjoys traveling around the U.S. with her husband, Chris.