University of Wisconsin–Madison

Abike Sanyaolu

Assistant Dean


Abike Sanyaolu

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