Amy Fulton is currently a doctoral student at the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Michigan. She holds a BFA in Ballet and an Honors BA in English Literature from the University of Utah. In 2008, she graduated from the University of Utah with an M.Ed. in Educational Leadership and Policy, where her graduate assistantship was in student programming at the A. Ray Olpin Union. Amy spent from 2008 through 2015 working at Western Governors University, an online non-profit and competency-based institution. During her 7 years at WGU, she had the opportunity to work in various administrative and leadership roles, most recently as Chief to Staff and then Manager of Program Development. Her research interests include organizational leadership in higher education, higher education policy, and what university leaders can do to improve their institutions and positively impact higher education in this country. Outside of work and learning she loves to spend time outdoors, read, teach ballet, and spend time with her daughter and husband.