Michelle Reames

Coordinator of Graduate Advising, GIST MA Edwards Campus
Primary office:
BEST 277
KU Edwards Campus
12600 Quivira Road
Overland Park, KS 66213

Michelle provides administrative and advising support for four graduate programs in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, as well as being an integral part of the COGA team. She advises students throughout their time at KU, including the admissions process, regular enrollment, petitions, the comprehensive/ final exam process, and graduation. She also works with graduate faculty and students to understand University policies and procedures, develops written and online communications, and maintains student records in her departments. 
The departments she serves are:
• Communication Studies
• Environmental Assessment
• Global and International Studies
• Public Administration
Michelle joined the COGA team in January 2015.  A Michigan native, she earned her Bachelor’s in Sociology at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan.


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