Kimberly Engber, Ph.D.
Dorothy & Bill Cohen Honors College Dean
Associate Professor, English
Dr. Engber serves as dean of the Cohen Honors College. She is responsible for college development, recruitment and retention strategies, undergraduate research program, national scholarships and fellowships, Honors Baccalaureate advising, 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.
College Programs Coordinator
Trish manages incoming student scholarships and scholar programs, coordinates the Honors Living Learning community of 75 members strong this year, and develops experiential learning opportunities and assessment. She serves as the first point of contact for housing and scholarship questions and will increase Honors mentorship, service-learning, leadership, and internship opportunities in collaboration with the Experiential Learning Fellow.
Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator
Kitti serves Honors as academic advisor and recruitment coordinator. She manages advising and retention processes and student advising, helping students to select courses and opportunities and assess progress to an Honors distinction. She is the first point of contact for the Office of Admissions and college advising offices. Kitti is increasing Honors recruitment on campus and off. She is responsible for high school and community college outreach, campus visits, campus events, and staffing off-campus recruitment events.
Lucy, a 2016 WSU graduate in philosophy, psychology, and Honors, serves as Experiential Learning Fellow to coordinate undergraduate research, mentor current students toward graduation, support communication and outreach, develop summer programs and initiate special projects in Honors.
Assistant to the Dean
Vanessa serves Honors as assistant to the dean. She provides direct support to the dean, including managing the dean’s calendar and college meetings, overseeing office procedures and purchasing as well as internal and external communications. She manages Honors alumni relations. Vanessa is the first point of contact for the Office of Academic Affairs and the President’s Office.
Darien Pete (Pete)
Honors Undergraduate Fellow
Roy Myose, Ph.D., advises students applying for the competitive Goldwater fellowship. Contact: email@example.com
Neal Allen, Ph.D., coordinates the Honors Law and Public Policy curriculum faculty interest group and recruits teaching faculty in this area. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kyle Kopecky, Peer Academic Leader (PAL), is a Housing and Residence Life staff member who works with Honors Living Learning Community students to connect them to campus and to support their academic success with events throughout the year.
Garrison Holmberg, First-Year Seminar Success Coach, works with faculty and First-Year Programs on the student involvement and transition components of the first-year seminar.
Dorothy and Bill Cohen Honors College
Wichita State University
1845 Fairmount, Shocker Hall A1180
Wichita, KS 67260