Sharon Oster joined the University of Dallas in August 2013. She is a native of St. Paul, MN and a graduate of the University of Minnesota where she earned her B.S. degree in Animal and Plant Systems (2000). She then went on to Grand Valley State University in Michigan where she earned her M.Ed. in Adult, Secondary and Higher Education (2001). Sharon has worked previously as a career counselor and most recently as an academic advisor and retention specialist.