Cynthia Goudeau

Assessment Specialist
Primary office:
156 Strong Hall

Cynthia Goudeau joined the Office of Undergraduate Studies in July 2016. Over the last decade, she has assumed several roles inside and outside of the higher education classroom. Her experience is comprised of teaching, advising, recruiting, and mentoring diverse student populations. Her areas of interest include student development and human/consumer behavior. Prior to her career in higher education, she spent three years in corporate project management. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Human Sciences from Oklahoma State University​, a Master of Science in Merchandising (Behavioral Science) from the University of North Texas​, and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from Langston University.

KU Core

The KU Core stretches across the undergraduate experience, yielding fundamental skills, building a broad background of knowledge, generating capacities and opportunities for blending and creating ideas, strengthening an appreciation of cultural and global diversity, and cultivating ethical integrity. Each of our six educational goals has one or more distinct learning outcomes. Learn more visit

DEI Strategy

Undergraduate Studies is committed to creating and promoting an inclusive and diverse learning environment, in our offices, through our programming, and throughout our services supporting students. Our leadership team is currently developing a DEI strategy that will guide our efforts across the units. The strategy will be regularly reviewed and adapted to reflect the needs of the community we serve. 

Bold Aspirations

Bold Aspirations is the strategic plan for KU, comprising individual plans for the Lawrence and Edwards campuses and for the medical center. To learn more visit

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