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Mandy Bridges

Lead Administrative Assistant

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Mandy Bridges' career at Purdue began in 2008 when she was hired as a credentials analyst for the Office of Admissions. Before coming to the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life, she obtained experience working in the Business Office for the Dean of Students.

Mandy expanded her professional knowledge at Purdue as a 2015 graduate of the Accelerated Clerical Excellence (ACE) program as well as being a 2016 graduate of the Student Life Leadership Academy.

Mandy serves on a number of University committees. Most recently, she was the chair for the Clerical and Service Staff Advisory Committee (CSSAC), which represents over 3,800 Purdue employees. Mandy also serves as team captain for the Purdue United Way campaign.

In partnership with the director of operations, her role largely consists of providing administrative support, coordinating and carrying out the day-to-day operations for the Office of the Vice Provost for Student Life. In addition to her duties as lead administrative assistant, Mandy also is active in many organizations in her community. She is a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Tippecanoe County and a member of the Drive Sober of Greater Lafayette nonprofit organization.