Dean's Office

Haley Anderson

Sr. Executive Assistant

As the Senior Executive Assistant, Haley serves as Dean Vaught’s assistant. She also provides support for the College’s three associate deans, the Council...

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Katie Anton

Director of Scholarships

As the Director of Scholarships for UMKC’s College of Arts and Sciences, Katie supports the College’s stewardship efforts by facilitating student involvement...

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Emma Casey

Manager of Recruitment and Outreach

As the Coordinator of Recruitment and Outreach for the College of Arts and Sciences, Emma manages all recruitment efforts for the College. She works primarily...

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Nathan Cho

Senior Student Recruitment Specialist

As the Senior Student Recruitment Specialist for the College of Arts and Sciences, Nathan works as a primary point of contact between the College and First Time...

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Jason Elliott

Director of Development and Gift Planning

As Director of Major Gifts for the College of Arts and Sciences, Jason Elliott works to increase support for the College by connecting and building relationships...

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Karen English

Director of Advancement

As the Director of Advancement for the College of Arts and Sciences, Karen oversees all things “alumni.” She also works with Special Events for community...

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John Herron

Associate Dean and Professor

As Associate Dean, Dr. John Herron oversees all faculty and graduate affairs and undergraduate student recruitment for the College of Arts and Sciences. He is...

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Kristi Holsinger

Associate Dean and Professor

Dr. Kristi Holsinger is an Associate Dean and Professor in the Criminal Justice and Criminology Department at UMKC, where she has been on faculty since 1999...

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Alicen Lundberg

Coordinator of Academic and Student Programs

Alicen supports the CAS Deans primarily in the areas of curriculum development, academic affairs, online education, and student retention efforts. She enjoys...

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Hea Kyung Shoemaker

HR Business Partner

As the Senior Support Specialist, Hea Kyung serves as the Human Resources Facilitator for the College of Arts and Sciences. She acts as a liaison between Human...

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Jordan Simpson

Business Support Specialist II

As a Business Support Specialist, Jordan Simpson supports the financial and human resources operations of the College of Arts and Sciences and assists with training...

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Jim Utech

Director of Business Affairs

As the Director of Business Affairs, Jim oversees all fiscal responsibilities for the College of Arts and Sciences, including budgeting, forecasting, analysis...

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Wayne Vaught

Faculty Page

Wayne Vaught is Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences and professor of Philosophy, Medicine and Bioethics. He came to UMKC in the fall of 1998 and holds...

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Anjing (Angie) Xu

Sr. Business Support Specialist

As a Senior Business Support Specialist, Angie provides support for the business and fiscal aspects of the University, including accounting , budgeting, and financial...

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