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Isadora Stern AUx Program Manager Office of Vice Provost for Undergraduate Studies

Ed.D. Candidate, Leadership and Learning in Organizations, Vanderbilt University; M.A., Higher Education Administration, George Washington University; B.A., Sociology, American University

Izzi Rose Stern (she/her/hers) began her role as the AUx Program Manager in June 2018. Izzi previously served as the AUx Program Coordinator from June 2016 to May 2018. As the Program Manager, Izzi serves as the administrative leader of the program and directs the day-to-day operations of the AUx Program. Her responsibilities include serving as the main point of contact for all prospective and current students, organizing the scheduling of the curricular elements, coordinating with campus partners, and managing the program’s budget. Izzi also supervises all full-time and part-time staff, including the Peer Facilitators. As the supervisor of the Peer Facilitators, Izzi is responsible for hiring, training, and ongoing development. Izzi is also responsible for recruiting, hiring, and on-boarding adjunct instructors. In addition, Izzi co-chairs the AUx1 Working Group and the AUx2 Working Group, who are charged with revising the curricula and supporting the AUx Instructor development. Prior to joining the AUx team, Izzi served as a Case Manager in Housing & Residence Life at AU. As a Case Manager, her responsibilities included maintaining a caseload of residential students with conduct, socialization, transitional, academic and behavioral needs. In this role, Izzi was also a member of the CARE Team and maintained open office hours each week in the Office of the Dean of Students. Before working at American University, Izzi worked in the Office of Student Rights & Responsibilities at the George Washington University for two years, serving as a Conference Officer. She received her MA in Higher Education Administration from the George Washington University and is a proud alumna of the College of Arts & Sciences at American University with a BA in Sociology. Izzi is currently a doctoral candidate studying Leadership and Learning in Organizations at Vanderbilt University.


Spring 2021

  • CORE-100 AU Experience I