About Graduate Study
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Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning is dedicated to academic excellence in graduate education at Oakland University and advocates for support for graduate programs and graduate students.
As the administrative arm of Graduate Council, Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning has responsibility for ensuring the highest standards in student admission; for providing academic records management, academic standing and degree services for currently enrolled students; and for the authorship, maintenance and oversight of graduate policy and standards that promote high quality in educational programs and curricula.
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Dr. Petrescu serves as the administrative leader reporting to the provost
and president on the expansion of graduate academic programs; provides support and direction in academic planning initiatives, while monitoring the quality of graduate programs in a manner consistent with the University mission.
The dean reports directly to the provost and is responsible for overseeing Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning. Graduate Study and Lifelong Learning is responsible for ensuring the highest standards, quality and integrity for graduate education at Oakland University.
Dean Petrescu joined Oakland University in August 2015. She received her doctorate in Public Administration from University of Pittsburgh and graduate degrees from Duquesne University, Babes-Bolyai University (Romania), and the National School of Public Administration and International Relations (Romania). Prior to joining Oakland University, Dr. Petrescu served at Eastern Michigan University in several administrative roles including director of EMU's National Leadership Alliance program, faculty associate for policies and procedures for the Graduate School, and assistant to the Dean of College of Arts and Sciences for strategic planning. Her research focuses on nonprofit management. Dr. Petrescu holds the rank of professor in the Department of Political Science.
520 O'Dowd Hall
2200 N. Squirrel Road
Rochester, MI 48309-4401
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