Dr. Kimberly EngberKimberly Engber, Ph.D.
College Dean
Associate Professor, English
316-978-3375
Kimberly.Engber@wichita.edu

Responsible for college strategic planning and development, academic affairs, budget management and alumni and external relations. In consultation with the University Honors College Council and faculty fellows, she oversees Honors teaching, curriculum development and academic program evaluation. Works with the assistant directors on recruitment and retention strategies and Honors Baccalaureate advising and development as well as increasing campus-wide applications to the undergraduate research grants program and competitive national scholarships and fellowships.

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Heidi BellHeidi Bell, Ph.D.
Associate Dean
Assistant Professor, Human Performance Studies
316-978-3315
Heidi.Bell@wichita.edu


 Trish GanduTrish Gandu
Assistant Director, Scholarships and Outreach
316-978-6697
Trish.Gandu@wichita.edu

Manages incoming student scholarships and scholar programs, coordinates the Honors Living Learning community and manages recruitment and outreach. Serves as the first point of contact for Honors admissions, housing and scholarship questions and works with the student director of recruitment to increase Honors enrollment and impact across campus.


Jessica RaburnJessica Raburn
Assistant Director and Academic Advisor
316-978-6563
Jessica.Raburn@wichita.edu

Manages Honors advising and serves Honors students through advising appointments and walk in hours. Facilitates Honors applied learning, coordinates the campus-wide undergraduate research grants program and works with faculty and the dean to increase applications to competitive national scholarship and fellowships. 


Carla Mann
Assistant to the Dean
316-978-3370
Carla.Mann@wichita.edu

Provides direct support to the Dean as well as general administrative support to Honors faculty and staff. Ensures a smooth and professional operation of the College office during day-to-day supervision of student workers. Coordinates and oversees events on and off campus, implements and revises office procedures as needed and oversees the college budgets.


Eric Kromidas, Jeromiah Taylor
Office Assistants
honorsassistant@wichita.edu

Responsibilities:

  • Front desk reception
  • Scheduling student appointments
  • Copying, printing, office maintenance
  • Invoice tracking, foundation requisitions
  • Recruitment and scholarship events support
  • Communications and Website support