Administrative Directory

dean_justin_perry_officialJustin Perry
Dean, Ewing Marion Kauffman Endowed Chair & Professor in Counseling and Educational Psychology
347 Education
perryjust@umkc.edu
816-235-5663

 

 


LaVerne Berkel
Associate Dean, Associate Professor
347 Education
berkell@umkc.edu
816-235-2444

 

 

Duties:  Assessment; SOE Graduate Officer; Supervision of Berkley Child and Family Development Center, Grants Office, Field Experience Coordinator, and Assessment / Technology Coordinator; Promotion and Tenure Coordinator; Faculty Mentoring Program; Academic Credentialing Coordinator; Adjunct and New Faculty Orientation; myVITA Coordinator

 

Committees:  UMKC Assessment Committee, SOE Assessment Committee Chair, SOE Graduate Enrollment Management Committee, UMKC Academic Policy Development Taskforce


Micheal Strohschein
Assistant Dean, Outreach and Academic Engagement
347 Education
strohscheinm@umkc.edu
816-235-6633

 

 

Duties: Division of Continuing and Professional Education; Education Outreach and Academic Engagement; Online Programs, Inter-sessions (terms); Strategic Initiatives; and Dual Credit.

 

Committees: e-Learning Action Team; SOE Online Advisory Committee Chair; Higher Learning

Commission Implementation Team; Graduate Enrollment Management Committee; and Culture and Climate Team


Christine TimmermanChristine Timmerman
Assistant Dean for Student Services and Enrollment Management
129C Education
timmermanc@umkc.edu
816-235-1473

 

 

Duties:  Recruitment, Undergraduate Academic Advising, Teacher Certification, Graduation, Commencement, Scholarships, Room and Class Scheduling, State and National Reporting, Student Government, Academic Petitions, Student Issues, Catalog Revisions

 

Committees:  Strategic Enrollment Management Team, E-Learning Action Committee, Connect Early Alert Advisors Group, SOE Culture and Climate Team Chair, SOE Graduate Enrollment Management Committee Chair, SOE Online Advisory Committee, and SOE Website Committee


The following is in alphabetical order:

 

Kathryn Benson
Executive Staff Assistant
347 Education
bensonka@umkc.edu
816-235-2260

 

 


Shelly Doucet
Director of Development
355 Education
doucets@umkc.edu
816-235-6025

 

 


Tamara MorrisTamara Morris
Director of Advancement
413 Performing Arts Center
morristam@umkc.edu
816-235-1572

 

 


Barbara Schaaf PettyBarbara Schaaf Petty
Marketing
345 Education
schaafpettyb@umkc.edu
816-235-1299

 

 


Sheila ThomasSheila Thomas
Administrative Associate
359 Education
thomasshe@umkc.edu
816-235-2251

 

 


Jackie WalterJackie Walter
Business/Fiscal Operations Manager
359 Education
walterja@umkc.edu
816-235-2237