Preparing Educators as Leaders

Academic Services Staff

Connie Gentry
Welcome Center Director, Assistant to the Assistant Dean, Administration Staff
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)
ELPS Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm. 421
Michele Casavant
Director of Advising, Director of MSP Program, Academic Advisor, Foreign Language, Secondary English & Community Health Majors
JRP Hall, Room 215
HSES Graduate Admissions Coordinator, Exercise Science Internship Coordinator
Robinson Center, Room 104F
EPSY Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm. 616
SPED Student Services Coordinator
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm. 534
Student Success Coordinator, Online Programs
785-727-1204 x811
Lead Admissions Advisor, Online Programs
Administrative Assistant, Online Programs
Academic Advisor, Exercise Science, Degree in 3 Coordinator, KU Edwards Campus
Regents Center
C&T Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm. 321
Student Success Coordinator, Online Programs
785-727-1204 x810
Alisa Branham
Licensure Officer, Administration Staff
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 211
Paula Naughtin
Academic Advisor, UEC, Elementary, Middle Math & Science, HPE Majors, Commencement Coordinator, Editor, Jayhawk Educator Alumni Magazine
JRP Hall, Room 212
Belinda Reynolds
Undergraduate Records Coordinator, Administration Staff
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 218
Melissa Robinson
Director of Field Placement, Administration Staff
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 217

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10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
#1 public program in nation for special education
—U.S. News & World Report
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
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
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