Full Name
Amanda Bailey
Job Title
CIO & Chief Data Officer
Boston University
Speaker Bio
Amanda Bailey joined BU as the Vice President for Human Resources in August 2021. Prior to her role at BU, Amanda served as the Vice President of Human Resources at Brown University and held the roles of Associate Vice President and Acting Chief of Staff at Morehouse College. She brings thirty years of professional experience in human resources and has held senior human resources leadership positions over the past two decades at secondary and post-secondary educational institutions. Amanda has previously served as a national board member to the College and University Professional Association for Human Resources and is a current board member to the Society of Higher Education HR Executives (SHEHRE), Anne Frank Center for Mutual Respect, the American Research Universities’ Human Resource Institute, the New England HR Association, Skills for Rhode Island’s Future, Operation ABLE, and the New England Human Resources Association. She frequently participates in events addressing human resources trends and key considerations for the future of work and redefining the workplace environment and culture. Amanda has been featured in several publications and recognized as an influencer in HR in 2023 by Who’s Who in America for Top Executives, INC Magazine for Top HR Business Leaders in 2023, Making Boston University Resemble Boston by Vision Magazine, and Top 10 Influential Business Leaders in 2022 by CIOViews. Amanda remains an active member of SHRM and other local and national HR organizations. Prior to joining the education industry, Amanda held HR positions at private and public organizations such as American Express and the National Labor Relations Board. When available, Amanda enjoys traveling across the US, volunteering her time as a mentor, and finding a nearby art event.

Amanda earned a bachelor’s degree from Florida Atlantic University, a master’s degree in Human Resources Management and Labor Relations from the University of Rhode Island, and has an additional certification in labor relations in education.
Amanda Bailey