Staff Profile

Andrea Shaw
Senior Director of Admissions

Andrea Shaw directs the efforts of the UC Davis Graduate School of Management’s admission and recruitment team. Andrea joined UC Davis in Fall 2018, coming from National Career Education where she served as Dean of Education overseeing admissions, faculty, student programs and curriculum.

Prior, Andrea was Director of Marketing and Admissions at Babson College’s FW Olin Graduate School of Business and School of Executive Education, as well as Director of Marketing & Enrollment at Bentley University’s undergraduate and graduate school. 

She brings over 20 years in higher education, with expertise spanning leadership in enrollment, academic counseling, student programs and advocacy and teaching both in the classroom at University of the Pacific and online with Southern New Hampshire University. She was a past board member of the California Association for Private and Post- Secondary Schools championing education.

Shaw has also held senior positions at educational publishers and technology companies including Pearson, Cengage and Simon & Schuster as well as with consumer product companies including Heublein Corporation. She has provided consulting work for HealthCorps. Dr. Oz’s nonprofit to support wellness in the high schools.