Summer tuition assistance recipients selected

The tuition assistance program has granted 70 awards to KU staff members this summer. The program is available to university support staff and unclassified staff with six months of full- or part-time employment by the time the classes begin. The program normally provides tuition for one class and can cover up to a five-hour course.

Information about the tuition assistance program, as well as the required application form, is available at the HREO website. The deadline for fall 2011 applications is July 1. For more Information, contact Mary Karten at 864-7346 or

Summer tuition recipients and their departments are listed below:

Steven Allton, Legal Services for Students

Matt Baker, Human Resources and Equal Opportunity

Charles Bankart, International Programs

Cynthia Beall, Higuchi Biosciences Center

Wen-chuan Eve Bonner, International Student and Scholar Services

Angela Broaddus, School of Education

Camille Clark, Office of Multicultural Affairs

Jenna Collins, Center for Remote Sensing of Ice Sheets

Elizabeth Crickard, School of Social Welfare

Rachel Crist, Applied English Center

Luke Daniels, Facilities Operations

Lindsey Deaver, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Jeanne Disney, Center for Research on Learning

Jeremy Early, Student Financial Aid

Heather Eastlund, Office of the Provost

Martha Elford, Center for Research on Learning

Lauren Erickson, Office of the Vice Provost for Student Success

Richard Evanhoe, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Jennifer Gay, Student Financial Aid

Rebecca Gillam, School of Education

Howard Graham, Kansas Athletics Inc.

Troy Heidner, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Amanda E. Henry, Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Matthew Herrera, Office of the Comptroller

LaVonne Holmgren, Center for Research on Learning

Stephani Howarter, School of Education

Aarron Huerter, Applied English Center

Maud Humphrey, Department of History of Art

Michelle Huslig-Lowrance, Department of Economics

Monita Ireland, Design and Construction Management

Trobin Jennings, Center for Research on Learning

Ross Johnson, Information Technology

David Johnson, Center for Bioinformatics

Brandie Johnson, Office of the Provost

Sarah Kanning, KU Libraries

Jesse Kaufman, School of Education

Sabrina Keidel, Facilities Operations

Robert Linseisen-Kerley, Office of Research and Graduate Studies

Lacey Koester, Office of Admissions

Stephen Koranda, Kansas Public Radio

Linda LaPierre, School of Education

Bret Lawson, School of Architecture, Design and Planning

Margaret Mahoney, Dole Institute of Politics

Diana Marrs, Edwards Campus

Vincent McKamie, Kansas Athletics Inc.

David McKinney, University Relations

Todd Miles, Continuing Education

Parveen Mozaffar, Engineering Management Program

Rachel Myslivy, Center of Research on Learning

Ryan Olesh, Applied English Center

Amanda Ostreko, School of Engineering

Yue Pan, Department of East Asian Languages and Cultures

Anna Paradis, School of Engineering

William Parrott IV, Information Technology

Sean Pitzer, Student Financial Aid

Precious Porras, Office of Multicultural Affairs

Michael Prittie, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences

John Rinnert, Instructional Development and Support

Ken Sarber, Student Health Services

Leslie Schmille, Bureau of Child Research

Kelcey Schmitz, Bureau of Child Research

Maria Swinger-Inskeep, Department of Geology

Jean Thoma, Kansas Athletics Inc.

Gail Tiemann, School of Education

Sarah Trew, Kansas Athletics Inc.

Jayme Uden, Department of Student Housing

Leslie VanHolten, Center for East Asian Studies

Cathleen Wilkinson, Student Financial Aid

Sheree Willis, Confucius Institute

Erin Wolfram, University Career Center

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