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Alumni Fellows Archive

2016

Brooks Barta, '93, '97, bachelor's degree in secondary mathematics education and master's degree in educational administration. High school math teacher and head football coach at Holton High School, Holton, Kansas, and Kansas Football Coach of the Year. Former All-Big Eight linebacker and National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar-Athlete.


2015

Raymond Doswell, '08, doctorate in educational leadership.
Vice president of curatorial services, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Kansas City, Missouri.


2014

Chad Clark, '08, doctorate in adult education.
Engagement leader at Cerner Corporation.


2013

Curt Brungardt, '97, doctorate in curriculum and instruction. Omer G. Voss Distinguished Professorship of Leadership Studies and co-founder and executive director of the Center for Civic Leadership, Fort Hays State University.

Christie Brungardt, '09, doctorate in curriculum and instruction. Assistant professor of leadership studies, director of the Women’s Leadership Project, and co-founder of the Center for Civic Leadership at Fort Hays State University.

Curt and Christie Brungardt


2012

Diane DeBacker, '02, doctorate in educational administration and leadership. Kansas Commissioner of Education.


2011

Dwight D. Jones, '90, master's degree in educational administration. Superintendent of Schools, Clark County School District, Las Vegas, Nevada.


2010


Cindy Slavik Couchman, '90, '93, bachelor's degree in secondary mathematics education and master's degree in educational administration. High school math teacher at Buhler High School, Buhler, Kansas, and 2009 Kansas Teacher of the Year.


2009


Dan C. Yunk, '71, '75, '87, bachelor's degree in secondary English, master's degree in secondary education, and doctorate in educational administration. Executive Director and CEO of Kansas Farm Bureau, Manhattan, Kansas, an agricultural advocacy organization.


2008


Sheryl L. Santos, '79, doctorate in curriculum and instruction with a specialization in bilingual education. Dean and Professor of education, College of Education, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas.


2007


Rose Marie Duhon-Sells, '80, doctorate in curriculum and instruction. Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs, Southern University at New Orleans, Louisiana.


2006


Kevin Weiberg, '78, bachelor's degree in secondary education. Commissioner, Big 12 Conference, Dallas, Texas.


2005


Sylvia White Robinson, '71, bachelor's degree in elementary education. Education consultant for educational policy, practice, and leadership development, Kansas City, Kansas.


2004


LeAnn Diehl Clark, '69, bachelor's degree in elementary education. Classroom teacher, Hesston, Kansas.


2003


Kathleen Rager, '00, doctorate in adult education. Assistant Professor of educational leadership and policy studies, College of Education, University of Oklahoma.


2002


Randy Watson, '81, '84, '90, bachelor's degree in history, masters and doctoral degrees in educational administration. Assistant Superintendent, McPherson, Kansas school district.


2001


Julie P. Noble, '84, doctorate in educational research, statistics and measurement. Principal research associate, statistical research department of ACT, Inc.


2000


Dan Lumley, '91, doctorate in education. Director of curriculum and instruction, Lee's Summit, Missouri School District.


1999


Elizabeth Fennema, '50, bachelor's degree in psychology. Professor emerita and senior scientist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison.


1998

Cyndi Harrison, '85, doctorate in curriculum and instruction. Priincipal, Trailwood Elementary School, Shawnee Misssion, Kansas.
and
 Mark A. Harrison, Sr., '85, doctorate in curriculum and instruction. Priincipal, Hawthorne Elementary School, Kansas City, Kansas.


1997


Ronald L. Epps, '83, doctorate in administration and foundations. Superintendent of schools, Rockford, Illinois.


1996


Frances J. Irelan, '93, master's in elementary education. Classroom teacher, Lee Elementary School, Manhattan. Kansas.


1995


John C. Laurie, '62, doctorate in educational administration. Principal, Hillcrest High School, Springfield, Missouri.


1994


Gary Bitter, '62, bachelor's in mathematics. Professor of education, Arizona State University.


1993


Cheryl Linn Hewitt, '69, bachelor's in elementary education. President of NEA, Shawnee Mission, Kansas and classroom teacher, Dorothy Moody Elementary School.


1992


JoAnn C. McDowell, '84, doctorate in education. Member, Kansas Board of Regents, and consultant, American Association of Community and Junior Colleges.


1991


Wynona Oiela Winn, '76, '79, Superintendent of schools, Durant, Oklahoma.


1990


Gary Livingston, '76, Superintendent of schools, Topeka, Kansas.


1989


Peggy House, '70, '73, Professor of mathematics and science education, University of Minnesota.


1988


Rudolph E. Waters, '77, President, Alcorn University, Lormon, Mississippi.


1987


JoAnne McCluggage Pottorff, '57, Real estate associate, Wichita, Kansas.

Alumni Fellow Program


Diane DeBacker

Diane DeBacker, 2012 Alumni Fellow
Kansas Commissioner of Education