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College of Innovation + Design names Ryan Assistant Dean

Assistant Dean Dr. Amanda Ryan

Amanda Ryan is the new Assistant Dean of the College of Innovation + Design. A key member of the college’s leadership team, she will oversee operations and assessment.

Ryan holds a Ph.D. in psychology with an emphasis on cognition and instruction. She earned both her master of arts in technical communication and bachelor of general studies from Boise State University. She also holds certificates in leadership from Idaho State University and technical communication from Boise State. Prior to her career in higher education, Ryan worked in management and operations in the craft beer industry.