Vice President for Student Affairs

Service to Our Profession

 
Jon Armstrong
Assistant Director, Admissions

Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

     Audit Committee Chair, 2013-2014
     Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chair, 2010-present
 

  
Vincent Bowhay
Assistant Director, Memorial Union

Hays Arts Council

     Board Member, 2014-2017

National Association for Campus Activities
 
    
Institute Series Coordinator - 2014 to present
     Student Government Institute - East Coordinator, 2014
     Student Government Institute - East Staff Member, 2012, 2013

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

    Co-chair, Parent and Family Relations Knowledge Community, 2014-2016 
    National Convention Educational Session Reviewer, 2013-2014
 

North American Interfraternity Conference
 
     UIFI Facilitator - 2011

Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity

     Higher Education Initiative Task Force, 2014
     Alumni Volunteer Corporation Member At Large, KS Zeta, 2013-present

Washburn University Alumni Board of Directors
       
     Member, 2012-13

 


Nikki Brown
Assistant Director, Academic Advising & Career Exploration

Kansas Academic Advising Network

    Communication Coordinator, 2012-2014

 


Brett Bruner
Director, Transition & Student Conduct

ACPA - College Student Educators International

      saGROW Career Mentoring Program - Mentor
      2014 Awards Reviewer, Commission on Admissions, Orientation & the First Year Experience

Association for Student Conduct Administration

       2016 Annual Conference Educational Session Reviewer

Association of College & University Housing Officers-International

       2015 Living Learning Programs Conference Educational Session Reviewer

National Association for Campus Activities

       2013 National Convention Educational Session Reviewer
       2013 Student Government-East Institute Staff Member
       2012 Central Regional Conference Awards Selection Committee member
       2012 Central Regional Conference Graphics Competition Selection Committee Member
       Central Regional Volunteer Development Coordinator, 2011-12  

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

       
2016 Symposium on Military-Connected Students - Educational Session Reviewer
        2016 Annual Conference - Student Affairs Partnering w/Academic Affairs Knowledge
              Community - Sponsored Educational Session Reviewer
        2016 Strategies Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
        2016 Annual Conference - SA Speakers and Members' Choice Committee Member
        Excellence Awards - National Area Awards Chair for Enrollment Management, Financial Aid,

              Orientation, Parents, Persistence, First Year, and Other (2015-present)
        2016 Annual Conference - General Interest Educational Session Reviewer
        2016 Annual Conference - Campus Safety Knowledge - Sponsored Educational Session
              Reviewer
        2015 Region IV-West Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
        Member, Leader Advisory Institutions for NASPA's Lead Initiative on Civic Learning &
              Democratic Engagement, 2015-present
        2015 Multicultural Institute - Educational Session Reviewer
        2015 Annual Conference - Student Affairs Partnering w/Academic Affairs Knowledge
              Community - Educational Session Reviewer
        2015 Mid-Level Administrators Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
        2015 New Professionals Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
        2015 NASPA Undergraduate Fellows Program (NUFP) Graduate School Scholarship Reviewer
        Mentor, Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community, 2015-present
        2015 Assessment & Persistence Conference - Educational Reviewer
        2015 Conference on College Men - Educational Session Reviewer
        2015 NASPA Annual Conference #NASPAshares Reviewer
        2015 International Symposium - Educational Session Reviewer
        2015 Alcohol & Other Drug Abuse Prevention Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
        2015 Mental Health Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
        2015 Violence Prevention Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
        2014 National Careers in Student Affairs Month Essay Contest - Award Reviewer
        2014 BACCHUS Initiatives of NASPA General Assembly - Educational Session Reviewer
        Kansas Public Policy Representative, 2014-present
        2014 Leadership Educators Institute - Educational Session Reviewer
        2014 Student Affairs Fundraising & External Relations Conf. - Educational Session Reviewer
        2014 Assessment & Persistence Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
        2014 Civic Learning & Democratic Engagement Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
        2014 National Conf. for College women Student Leaders - Educational Session Reviewer
        Member Engagement Coordinator, Parent & Family Relations Knowledge Community, 2013
        Nominations Committee Member, Parent & Family Relations Knowledge Community, 2013
        2013 Multicultural Institute - Educational Session Reviewer        

NODA: Association for Orientation, Transition & Retention in Higher Education

        2017 Annual Conference Program Chair Selection Committee Member
        2016 Annual Conference Program Chair Selection Committee Member
        2015 Annual Conference Scholarships & Awards Peer Reviewer
        2015 Annual Conference Publications & Media Showcase Peer Reviewer
        2015 Annual Conference Educational Session Reviewer
        2015 Region IV Conference - Graduate Student Resume Critique Mentor
        Publications & Media Showcase Review Task Force, 2015-present
        Mentor, Mentorship Program, 2014-present
        2015 Graduate Student Network Mock Interviewer
        2014 Annual Conference - Graduate Resume Critique Mentor
        2014 Annual Conference - Graduate Student Symposium Faculty Member
        2014 Annual Conference Scholarships & Awards Reviewer
        2014 Annual Conference Graduate Student Symposium Faculty Member
        Board of Directors, 2010-2013
        Nominations Committee, 2010-2013
        Educational Initiatives Committee, 2014-present
        2015 Annual Conference Chair
        2014 Region IV Conference Host Selection Committee Member
        2014 Region IV Conference - Graduate Student Resume Critique Mentor
        2014 Region IV Conference CREW Member
        2014 Graduate Student Network Mocker Interviewer
        2013 Annual Conference Scholarships & Awards Reviewer
        2013 Region IV Conference Graduate Student Resume Critique Mentor
        2013 Annual Conference Educational Session Reviewer
        Webinar Coordinator, Graduate Student Network, 2013
        Annual Conference Advisory Committee, 2013-Present

Tau Sigma National Transfer Student Honor Society

        Chapter Advisor Representative, National Scholarship Selection Committee, 2015-present

 

 

Tricia Cline
Director, Admissions

Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers

     Awards and Accolades Committee, 2013-2014
     Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chair, 2010-2011
     College Planning Conference Committee, Chair, 2006-2008
     Planning for College Certified Presenter, 2006-Present
     Planning for College Committee, Chair, 2005-2006

    

  
Bob Duffy
Coordinator, Drug and Alcohol Wellness Network

The BACCHUS Network

    Kansas State Coordinator

The Network Addressing Collegiate Alcohol & Other Drug Issues

    Kansas State/Territory Coordinator



John Gettemeyer
Graduate Assistant for Transition Initiatives & Student Conduct Outreach
 
NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

     2016 Symposium on Military-Connected Students - Educational Session Reviewer
     2015 Region IV-West Conference - Educational Session Reviewer
    

 

 
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Patricia Griffin
Director, Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center

Kansas Academic Advising Network

    Association Chairman, 2000-2001, 2013-2015
    Board Member, 1999-2007

Kansas Board of Regents

    Core Outcomes Chairman (Speech Communications) 2007-2008

National Academic Advising Association

     Board of Directors, 2015-
     Emerging Leader Mentor, 2013-2015
     South Central Region 7 Chairman, 2003-2005, 2011-2013
     South Central Region 7 Chairman, 2003-2005, 2011-2013
     National Conference Committee, 2009
     Finance Committee, 2005-2007
     Summer Institute Advisory Board, 2004-2007
     South Central Region 7 Steering Committee, 2002-2003, 2005-2007 

North Central Association, Higher Learning Commission

     Academic Quality Improvement Program, Peer Reviewer 2005-Present

 

Alma Hidalgo
Multicultural Admissions Counselor

NODA: Association for Orientation, Transition & Retention in Higher Education

     2015 Region IV Conference Committee - Marketing & Publications Co-Chair 


 
  
Craig Karlin 
Registrar

Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

     President 2000-01

Kansas Board of Regents College Access Challenge Grant Committee

    Member, 2008-Present

 National Association of Student Financial Administrators Association
 
    
Leadership & Legislative Conference, Washington, DC. March 2014 

USA Funds Kansas Advisory Committee

     Member, 2002-Present 

 


Joey Linn 
Vice President for Student Affairs

Kansas Board of Regents   

    2013-14 Co-Chair of the KBOR Transfer Articulation Advisory Committee

Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrar's and Admissions Officers

    Strategic Planning Committee, 2011-12 
    President, 2000-2001



Kathryn Erk
Coordinator, Disability Student Services

AHEAD (Association on Higher Education and Disability)

    Treasurer, KanAHEAD
 
 

  

Edie McCracken
Director, Memorial Union  

National Association for Campus Activities

     Board of Directors, 2014-15
     Institute Series Coordinator, 2009-Present
     Central Region Logistics Coordinator, 2011

 

Emily Meyer
Hall Director, McMindes Hall

Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

     Professional Development and Training, Committee Member
     Membership Involvement, Committee Member

 
Alyssa Mustard
Graduate Assistant, Family & Transfer Engagement

NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

      2016 Symposium on Military-Connected Students - Educational Session Reviewer
      2015 Region IV-West Conference -  Educational Session Reviewer

NODA: Association for Orientation, Transition & Retention in Higher Education

      2015 Region IV Conference Committee - Marketing & Publications Co-Chair
 
 

 Keegan Nichols
Keegan Nichols
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Student Life

 National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

      NASPA AVPSA Steering Committee, Kansas Representative
      Co-Chair of Programs, NASPA Region IV-West Conference, 2013

 

John Nicholson
Graduate Assistant for Off-Campus Life
 
NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

    2015 Region IV-West Conference - Educational Session Reviewer

 


Kenton Olliff
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs/Student Support Services

Elected to the status of Fellow of the American Institute of Stress, June 2014
Completed Service Members and Veterans on Campus: University Counseling Center Core
     Competency (UC4) Training, April 2014

Kansas College Counseling Association

     President, 2009-2010, 2011-Present

State of Kansas

     Statewide Healthcare Coalition Steering Committee, 2013

 

Jacob Patrick
Graduate Assistant for New Student Programs & Community Standards

NASPA: Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education

     2015 Region IV-West Conference - Educational Session Reviewer

 

 

Becky Peterson
Director, Residential Life

NASPA Region-IV West

     Parent and Family Knowledge Community Chair 
     Nominations Committee for Parent and Family Knowledge Community Chair

Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

    Foundation Committee
    Professional Development and Training Committee Member
    Programming Committee - 2012-13

 

   
Ann Ryan-Noble
Financial Administrator, KAMS

Kansas State Science & Engineering Fair Board

     Treasurer, 2011-Present

 

Alex Shaw 
Alex Shaw
Assistant Director of Student Services, KAMS

Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

     Sponsors and Events Committee Member  
     Professional Development & Training - 2012-13

 

Rachel Siebers
Graduate Assistant, Residential Life

Upper Midwest Region of ACUHO-I

     Participation in UMR ACUHO Case Study

 

 

Carol Solko-Olliff
Director, International Student Services

Kansas Board of Regents

     eTranscript Advisory Council, 2010-present    

Kansas International Educators

     2009 Conference Chairman

NAFSA: Association of International Educators

     Region II Conference Planning Team, 2012  
     Kansas Representative for Region II; 2009-2010
     Kansas International Educators Chairman, 2009-2010

 

Kathryn Wallert
Counselor, Kelly Center

   OPTIONS, Board of Directors President, 2014-present

 

Holly Weiss
Graduate Assistant for Learning Communities & Student Life
 
  
Association for Student Conduct Administration
      2016 Annual Conference - Presidential Graduate Intern

  National Association of Student Personnel Administrators
     
2016 Symposium on Military-Connected Students - Educational Session Reviewer

  

 

 

   

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