Dean's Office

  • Brandon Apter

    Brandon Apter

    Social Media & Marketing Specialist

    Responsible for content creation and graphic design on all University College social media channels and website. Develops concepts and copy for advertisements, slogans, brochures and various collateral to market University College. Host of the University College Podcast.

    • Lisa L. Bauer

      Lisa L. Bauer

      Office Manager 

      Responsible for the daily operations of the Dean's office, development of policies, and administrative support for the Dean. Supervises student assistants and serves as administrative liaison between Dean's office and the departments within the college.

      • Lynn Disbrow

        Lynn Disbrow, Ph.D.


        Responsible for oversight of all college responsibilities including strategic planning, budgeting, new and existing degree programs, global education, personnel and assessment for the College.

        • Linda M. Lyons, Ph.D

          Linda M. Lyons, Ed.D.

          Director of Strategic Initiatives

          Responsible for oversight regarding the development, implementation, and execution of the college's five-year strategic plan. Works with each each college unit on collaborative opportunities to advance the strategic goals of the college.

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            Peggy McAlear

            Special Projects Manager 

            Responsible for coordinating events and meetings for the Dean’s office, making purchases for the office and ensuring compliance with KSU processes.  Creates reports, manages inventories, and completes special projects as required.

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              Katie Parker

               Technical Support Specialist
              • LaJuan

                LaJuan Simpson-Wilkey, Ph.D.

                Interim Assistant Dean for Retention and Academic Success

                Responsible for coordination of University and College initiatives designed to increase student retention and degree completion, such as Orientation & Transition Programs, the ESL and SMART Centers, Supplemental Instruction, University College Advising Services, and Dual Enrollment.