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Fort Hays State University
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Rarick Hall 235
Phone: 785-628-4303
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Ms. Kaley Klaus

Kaley Klaus

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Office: Rarick Hall 235
Office Phone: (785) 628-4303
Degrees: M.P.S. in Organizational Leadership, Fort Hays State University, 2015
B.A. in Communication Studies - Public Relations, Fort Hays State University, 2012

Courses Taught:
LDRS 300: Introduction to Leadership Concepts
LDRS 302: Introduction to Leadership Behaviors
LDRS 310: Fieldwork in Leadership Studies
UNIV 101: Freshman Seminar

Born and raised in Hays, KS, Kaley has been working in higher education since 2012. Before joining the department, Kaley worked as a product specialist and consultant at Campus Labs in Buffalo, NY, where she assisted over 100 institutions with their annual development of outcomes assessment plans, strategic plans, institutional effectiveness processes, and accreditation self-studies.

She joined the Department of Leadership Studies in 2014 as a graduate teaching assistant, and now serves as an instructor of Leadership Studies and the Master of Liberal Studies (MLS) Coordinator in the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. She also advises the Center for Civic Leadership's Tigers In Service and American Democracy Project, and is the director of the Voss Advanced Leadership Undergraduate Experience. Furthermore, Kaley coordinates a variety of co-curricular leadership development opportunities for the students at FHSU.

Her areas of expertise include program development, assessment, and evaluation, and leadership theory; research interests include learning and program outcomes assessment, co-curricular leadership skills development, and curricular leadership development.

In her free time, she enjoys reading, watching movies, and spending time with her friends and family, as well as her two chihuahuas, Lily and Rocky.

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