University of Wisconsin–Madison

Abike Sanyaolu

Assistant Dean


Abike Sanyaolu is an Assistant Dean in the College of Letters and Science. Over the past eleven years, her career highlights include:  (1) advising and watching students graduate from UW-Madison, (2) working with CAE peer mentors and watching them develop into great leaders on campus, and (3) developing activities/events to engage students to connect their academic goals with their career and academic work.

She loves that she works with a diverse group of fabulous people at CAE and within campus partners on programing, advising, and student development for underrepresented student populations; also, Abike loves that she advises and mentors underrepresented students. She earned a master of science in Counseling Psychology and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.

Favorite saying:  “Be the change you wish to see in the world.”- Mohandas K. Gandhi