Dean's Office

Paige Fields
Dean, Henry D. Price Professor
Capitol Federal Hall

Academic Areas

Finance

Education

Ph.D. in Business Administration (Finance), University of South Carolina

Master of Science in Finance, Louisiana State University

Bachelor of Science in Finance, Louisiana State University

Susan Scholz
Executive Associate Dean, Professor
785-864-7554
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2112

Academic Areas

Accounting

Education

Ph.D. Business Administration, University of Southern California

Jason O'Connor
Assistant Dean of Academic Programs, Director of Student Academic Services
785-864-5984
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1195

Area

Student & Academic Services

Education

Bachelor's in Psychology, University of Kansas 

Master of Science in Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas 

Administration

Carley Massing
Executive Assistant to the Dean
785-864-7573
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2105

Area

Administration
(Dean's Office)

Administrative Associate
785-864-8027
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2123

Area

Administration
(Dean's Office)

Education

B.S. in Psychology, Indiana State University
Specialized Graduate Support Staff Certificate, University of Kansas

Julie Murray
Executive Director of External Affairs and Advancement
785-864-4449
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2013

Area

Administration
(Dean’s Office)

Education

B.A., J.D., The University of Kansas
 
Mark Strand
Director of Facilities Management, Academic and Administrative Services
785-864-7574
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2136

Area

Administration
(Dean's Office)

Education

Master's in Public Administration, University of Kansas

Bachelor's in Personnel Administration and Political Science, University of Kansas

Travis Arellano
Administrative Associate
785-864-7585
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 1040

Area

Administration
(Dean's Office)

Dave Byrd-Stadler
Director of Corporate and Community Engagement
785-864-8047
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2138

Area

Administration
(Dean's Office)

785-864-6732
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2109

Area

Administration
(Dean's Office)

Communications

Lauren Cunningham
Communications Director
785-864-9540
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2131

Area

Communications
(Dean's Office)

Kelsey Cipolla
Communications Coordinator
785-864-3852
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2133

Area

Communications
(Dean's Office)

Michael Brock
Video Producer
785-864-6759
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2135

Area

Communications
(Dean's Office)

Education

B.S. Journalism, University of Kansas

Chris Welchhans
Web Developer, KU IT Assistant Programmer
785-864-6597
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2137

Area

Communications
(Dean's Office)

Events

Angela Freeze
Director of Events
785-864-7369
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2125

Area

Events
(Dean's Office)

Financial Unit

Jennifer Hanson
Director of Finance
785-864-7552
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2124

Area

Finance/HR Unit (Dean's Office)

Education

  • BS Business, University of Kansas (1985)
  • MBA, University of Kansas (1987)
  • BA Accounting, Wichita State University (1991)
  • Certified Public Accountant
Assistant Director, Financial/HR Unit
785-864-4853
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2126

Area

Finance/HR Unit
(Dean's Office)

Rhonda Tingle
Accountant
785-864-7654
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2122

Area

Financial/HR Unit
(Dean's Office)

Administrative Associate
785-864-8009
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2128

Area

Finance/HR Unit
(Dean's Office)

Information Technology

Karla Wallace
Information Specialist I
785-864-7538
Capitol Federal Hall, Room 2155A

Area

Information Technology Services

KU Endowment Association

Kelly Watson Muther
Development Director
785-832-7421

Area

KU Endowment Association

Hannah Bolton
Development Officer
785-832-7462
206 KUEA

Area

KU Endowment Association


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