Registrar's Office
Meet The Registrar's Office Staff

Craig Karlin, Registrar

Craig was appointed University Registrar in July 2015 after serving as Interim Registrar since November 2014. Craig was the Director of Financial Assistance for a number of years prior to joining the Registrar's team. Please contact Craig if you have questions regarding enrollment, academic policy or Kansas "residency for fee purposes. His email is

LouWayne Davidson, Degree Analyst, Last Names F-L

If you are an admitted student classified as a sophomore or higher and your last name begins F-L, contact LouWayne to visit about your degree summary. Email

Megan Maska, Freshman Applications

Megan processes applications for admission of freshman students. She also can assist you with questions regarding the Midwest Student Exchange Program and the Four-Year Degree Guarantee Program. Megan's email address is:

Jackie Maxwell, Office Manager

Jackie is a Fort Hays grad who has worked as administrative assistant to the Registrar since 1992. In addition to these duties, she helps record transfer work to your Fort Hays transcript and is the webmaster for the office. You may contact Jackie by email:

Sheila McGuire

Sheila joined the Registrar's Office staff in January 2016. She prepares the on-line course schedule. She records transfer student course work. Sheila's email is:

LuAnn Pfeifer, Degree Analyst, Last Names M-R

LuAnn Pfeifer prepares degree summaries for students whose last names begin with M-R. If you are an admitted student classified as a sophomore or higher and your last name begins M-R, contact LuAnn for assistance. She also can answer questions regarding the community college transfer database. LuAnn's email address is:

Mandy Ricke, On Campus Class Schedule Preparation and University Facilities Scheduling Officer

Mandy joined the Registrar's Office staff in June of 1999. She is responsible for preparation of the on campus class schedule and scheduling university facilities. Mandy is a Fort Hays graduate with a degree in office management. She prepares the information for the Academic Calendar and also records academic transfer work to your Fort Hays transcript. You may contact Mandy by email at:

Jennifer Thornton, Transfer & Re-Entry Applications

Jenny processes transfer student applications and re-entry student applications. She also processes the applications of high school students taking classes at Fort Hays. Jenny attended Fort Hays and majored in accounting.  She joined the Registrar's Office in August 2010 after working a number of years at a Hays bank. Contact Jenny to check on the status of your application or to see if all of your transfer transcripts have arrived. Her email:

Brenda Urban, Degree Analyst, International Partner Programs

Brenda returned to Fort Hays State as a member of the Registrar's Office team in September 2015. She earned both her associates and bachelors degree from FHSU. Her duties include degree analysis for all students in an international partnership with Fort Hays State. Brenda may be contacted by email:

Brittney VonFeldt, Degree Analyst, AGS/BGS Degrees, Military students

Brittney prepares degree summaries for Associates and Bachelors of General Studies and students associated with the military.  She works mornings only in the Registrar's Office.  Brittney's email address is:

Miranda Watkins, Welcome Center

Miranda joined the Registrar's Office team in January 2017.  She manages the front desk "welcome center," processes enrollment verifications and is responsible for issuing official university transcripts.  Her email:

Luci Williams, Degree Analyst, Last Names A-E

Luci, in addition to preparing degree summaries for sophomores, juniors and seniors for students whose last names begin with A-E, visits the Kansas community college campuses with the Admissions staff once per semester. She also works closely with Athletics to certify athletic eligibility and has taken a lead role in the online degree audit system. Contact Luci at email: to get an updated degree summary.

Tammy Winters, Grade Changes, Rosters and Enrollments

Tammy joined the Registrar's Office team in October 2006. In addition to maintaining individual student class schedules, she prepares class rosters, grade rosters and grade changes. Tammy also records transfer work from other colleges and universities to your Fort Hays transcript. If you need assistance with these areas, you may contact Tammy at email:

Buffy Woodward, Degree Analyst, S-Z

Buffy prepares degree summaries for students in the latter part of the alphabet and also takes care of many of the details involved in planning the University's annual Commencement ceremony including ordering the diplomas (or re-ordering if you have lost your original diploma). Her email:

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