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Academic Services Staff

Connie Gentry
Welcome Center Director, Assistant to the Assistant Dean
785-864-3726
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 208
Kim Huuggett
Graduate Student Services Manager
785-864-4510 (JRP) | 913-897-8421 (Edwards Campus)
214D Joseph R. Pearson Hall (Lawrence)
Teresa Aldrich
HSES Administrative Associate
785-864-5552
Robinson Center, Rm 161
Robin Bass
Office Assistant & Scheduling Officer
785-864-6138
Robinson Center, Room 161F
ELPS Graduate Admissions Coordinator
785-864-7973
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm. 421
Michele Casavant
Director of Advising, Director of MSP Program, Academic Advisor for Foreign Language & Secondary English Majors
785-864-7096
JRP Hall, Room 215

Michele is originally from a small college town in Washington state. She earned her Ph.D. in american studies at KU and wrote her doctoral dissertation on Star Trek; and she continues to be a fan of the show. Michele currently serves as director of undergraduate advising for the School... more

Penny Fritts
EPSY Graduate Admissions Coordinator
785-864-9645
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm. 616
Student Success Coordinator, Online Programs
785-727-1204 x811
Lead Admissions Advisor, Online Programs
785-727-1204
Kristina Kim-Crespi
Program Coordinator, Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
785-864-0093
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Room 416
Online Graduate Programs Coordinator, Department of Curriculum & Teaching
785-864-6692
Lauren McEnaney
Academic Advisor, Exercise Science, Degree in 3 Coordinator, KU Edwards Campus
913-897-8522
Regents Center
C&T Graduate Admissions Coordinator
785-864-4437
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm. 321
Student Success Coordinator, Online Programs
785-727-1204 x810
Darrell Phillips
Graduate Admissions Coordinator & Lecturer
785-864-7268
Robinson Center, Room 104
Alisa Branham
Licensure Officer, Administration Staff
785-864-9602
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 211
Paula Naughtin
Academic Advisor, UEC, Elementary, Middle Math & Science, HPE Majors, Commencement Coordinator, Editor, Jayhawk Educator Alumni Magazine
785-864-3758
JRP Hall, Room 212
Belinda Reynolds
Undergraduate Records Coordinator, Administration Staff
785-864-9606
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 218
Melissa Robinson
Field Experience Coordinator
785-864-9601
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 217

10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
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#1 public program in nation for special education
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Assists public schools and other partners in all 105 Kansas counties
$938,377 in scholarship funds awarded to 420+ students
Research expenditures of $36,804,773 for 2011-12
Research from KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, assists educators, children, and families across the United States
The award-winning special education faculty published 140 refereed articles, 11 books, and 60 chapters in 2015-16
Students with intellectual disabilities are participating in KU undergraduate programs through a grant-funded KU special education program
Researchers on a $3.5 million grant are collecting data on an innovative reading program designed to teach reading to students with the most significant disabilities in seven Kansas school districts
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44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
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