Adult Student Experience
Meet OUR STAFF
- Adult Student Experience
Stephanie is an Anderson resident and an AU alum. She completed a BA with majors in sociology and government, as well as an MBA from AU. She received an MA in adult and community education and executive development of public service from Ball State University and is passionate about increasing individual and organizational capacity and effectiveness through education. Stephanie is currently completing her doctorate in adult, community, and higher education.
As the director of the Office of Engagement and the Adult Student Experience, Stephanie has developed a network of education, business, and community partners that actively engage with faculty, staff, and students in identifying and creating career and educational pathways for all levels and categories of students. She has implemented university strategies that not only strive to benefit adult students and assist them in achieving academic and personal success, but to also increase success and retention for all students.
Office of Engagement and the Adult Student Experience
Andy Watkins serves as Academic Success Coach.
Andy is from Yorktown, Indiana. He earned a Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Leadership from Crossroads Bible College and is now pursuing a Master of Divinity at the Anderson University's School of Theology & Christian Ministry. Before coming to Anderson, Andy served as a program manager at Wheeler Mission in Indianapolis, advocating for and developing the homeless population he had the pleasure of serving. Andy is a big-picture thinker with skills in teaching, development, and counseling.
His son, Maddex attends Daleville Elementary School. Together they enjoy playing music, swimming, and reading.