Julie joined the Office of Financial Aid in January 2012 and has served as the Outreach Coordinator, the Assistant Director for Student Services and Outreach, and as a Business Technology and Data Analyst. Her primary role is to provide analysis and support for financial aid software and processes, including the coordination, integration, and reporting of financial aid data.  She works with staff to operate more efficiently with the technical tools available and use data to help the campus make informed decisions about financial aid. 

Julie has worked at Wichita State University since 2007 in a variety of offices including the Graduate School and TRIO-Upward Bound Math Science.


Academic Interests and Expertise

Bachelor of Science, Kansas State University, 2004

History, Summa Cum Laude, 3.97/4.0

Master of Arts, Kansas State University, 2007

History, Research-Based Thesis Option, 4.0/4.0

Supervisor Certificate, WSU Center for Management Development, 2014


Published Research Article

More Than Just Monkey Business: Kansas Newspapers Respond to the Scopes Trial, 1925, Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains, 2007, 74-91.

Published Book Review

Reframing Scopes: Journalists, Scientists, and Lost Photographs from the Trial of the Century, Marcel Chotkowski LaFollette, Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains, 2008, 236.

Professional Experience

Financial Aid Administrator, 2012-Present, Office of Financial Aid, Wichita State University
Curriculum Coordinator, 2007-2012, TRIO-Upward Bound Math Science, Wichita State University

Awards and Honors

Meritorious Achievement Award, Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators, 2017

Areas of Service

Past President, 2019-2020, Unclassified Professional Senate, Wichita State University
Secretary, 2019-2020, Kansas Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators (KASFAA)