Office of the Provost

Wilson Hall, Room 205
371 Wilson Boulevard
Rochester, MI 48309-4486
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(248) 370-2190



Director of Operations and Development
Continuing Education Strategic Programs

Lori Crose works in Strategic Programs through Academic Affairs at Oakland University.  In this position she has administrative responsibility for educational programs including credit and non-credit certificates, re-licensure training, certification training and retooling programs at and above the post-bachelor level.  She is responsible for developing high quality, innovative programming that will align with county, state, and federal employment trends and has been charged with connecting with government and with the business community through her work with the School of Business Administration.  In addition to her 10 years of experience in administrating, counseling the adult student population and developing post-secondary programs, she has also had responsibility for writing and administrating educationally oriented grants at the K-12, secondary, and postsecondary levels. 

Previously she worked extensively in the health care industry, including work as a senior microbiologist for Pharmacia Upjohn and as a laboratory research assistant at a Southern Illinois University School of Medicine.  She earned a Master’s degree in Public Administration in 2002 from Oakland University and a Bachelor’s degree from Illinois College in 1981. She is a current member of the Oakland County’s Workforce Development Business Round table.