Lindsey Owens ’04

Alumni and Staff

Senior Associate Dean of Admission in Admission

Admission Territory: Northeast Minnesota (North Shore and Iron Range)

A 2004 graduate of Gustavus, Lindsey returned to her alma mater as an Admission Counselor in 2007 after completing a master's degree in K-12 School Counseling at Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has a passion for making connections and helping students navigate the college search process.

Lindsey supervises the Admission Counselors and oversees the Events, Comunications, and Scholarship teams. She serves as the Visit Event Coordinator and is responsible for planning and executing many virtual and on-campus Admission events. She also heads up Scholarship Days and the President's Scholarship.

Lindsey has been a member of the Minnesota Association for College Admission Counseling (MACAC) since 2006, and served on the MACAC Professional Development Committee from 2009-2019. She is also involved with the Greater Mankato Area Diversity Council as a Prejudice Reduction Workshop facilitator in regional K-12 schools.

Lindsey lives in North Mankato with her husband Nathan, their four children Eli, Vivian, Coretta, and Johanna, an old cat, and a crazy dog.


B.A., Honors Psychology, Gustavus, 2004; M.S., K-12 School Counseling, Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2006