Cathy Buyarski


Dr. Cathy Buyarski is the Executive Associate Dean of University College at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis overseeing programs and services that promote student success by helping students develop meaningful pathways to graduation. She was campus co-chair of the Foundations of Excellence – Transfer process at IUPUI which resulted in changes in credit articulation, the transfer transition process, and transfer student support. She earned a PhD in Educational Policy and Administration from the University of Minnesota. From residence life to new student orientation to academic and career advising, Dr. Buyarski’s career has focused primarily on the needs of beginning students as well as issues of collegiate access and success.    

You can reach her at buyarski@jngi.org.