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Amanda Craddock 

Assistant Provost for Admissions & Merit Awards


Baxley Hall 120  |  843-349-2979  |  acraddoc@coastal.edu

Amanda Craddock has been with Coastal Carolina University since 2008 where she started as the Director of Enrollment Events supervising recruitment events and new student orientation. Prior to coming to the university, she spent 9 years in Virginia working in college admissions. Currently, she is the Assistant Provost for Admissions and Merit Awards.

Amanda is an active member of the Southern Association for College Admission Counseling (SACAC) where she was a member of the Dry Run faculty for new admissions professionals. She served as the Vice-President for Admissions and Enrollment Management for the Virginia Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (VACRAO) and was named the Distinguished Young Professional for her service. Amanda has presented at numerous admissions and enrollment conferences throughout her career.

Amanda graduated with her bachelor’s degree in history from Mary Washington College and earned her a Master of Education in supervision and leadership from the University of Virginia. She is currently pursuing a doctorate of education in organizational leadership from Abilene Christian University. Here areas of academic interest are in enrollment management and organizational leadership.