Amanda T. Kelso, Ed.D.

Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Executive Director, Global Education Office for Undergraduates


Amanda Kelso is Executive Director of the Global Education Office and Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education, where she leads the Division of Experiential Education. In an international education career spanning three decades, Kelso has extensive experience in education abroad program development and operations, crisis and risk management, and student advising. Kelso has held leadership positions in professional organizations, including NAFSA, at the state, regional, and national levels. As an undergraduate, Kelso spent her junior year studying at the Universidad de Sevilla in Spain, and later returned to Spain to direct a study abroad program. She has a B.A. and M.A. in Spanish from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a graduate certificate in technology and communication from UNC-Chapel Hill's School of Journalism, and a doctorate in higher education administration from North Carolina State University.

Primary Responsibilities: Executive Director of Global Education Office for Undergraduates

Professional Interests: Experiential education, education abroad, program development, program management, risk management, crisis management, student advising, staff management, technology, assessment