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Washington State University Graduate School

Pat SturkoSenior Associate Dean Patricia Sturko oversees graduate student services, program review, and program assessment for the Graduate School. Graduate student services include Admissions, Enrollment, and Programs. Dr. Sturko has worked in higher education management and administration for more than 20 years. She has a Ph.D. in Education with a focus on adult and organizational learning, B.A. and M.A. degrees in English, and additional graduate credits in the area of management. She has been certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources by the Society for Human Resource Management and has presented workshops at the Colleges and Universities Professional Association (CUPA) regional and international conferences. In her administrative experience, Dr. Sturko has provided leadership on programs assessment and evaluation, organization design, change management, and human resource planning for several restructuring initiatives within the university setting. Currently she serves as a member of the WSU Accreditation, Assessment and Accountability Committee.  Dr. Sturko also helped to develop and implement the Graduate School’s leadership program for doctoral students, and has served as coordinator and instructor for the Individual Interdisciplinary Doctoral Program. Phone: 509-335-6424 Fax: 509-335-1949 psturko@wsu.edu