UMKC leaders work together with campus and community members in a spirit of partnership and entrepreneurship to make the university's vision become reality.

Administrative Leadership

Chancellor's Office
C. Mauli Agrawal, Chancellor

Academic Affairs
Jennifer Lundgren, Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Brandon Martin, Athletic Director

Chancellor's Office
Sheri Gormley, Chief of Staff

Diversity and Inclusion
Viviana Grieco, Interim Vice Chancellor

External Relations and Constituent Engagement
Curt Crespino, Vice Chancellor

Finance and Administration
Sean D. Reeder, Vice Chancellor

Human Resources
Megan Gonzalez, Associate Vice Chancellor

Anthony Caruso, Interim Vice Chancellor

Strategic Marketing and Communications
Anne Hartung Spenner, Vice Chancellor

UMKC Foundation
Amanda Davis, Chief Advancement Officer and President

UMKC Innovation Center
Maria Meyers, Vice Chancellor for Commercialization and Entrepreneurship

Academic Leadership

Courtney Crappell, Dean

Curriculum and Assessment
Kim McNeley, Vice Provost of Curriculum and Assessment and HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer

Faculty Affairs
Diane Filion, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Professor

Henry W. Bloch School of Management
Brian Klaas, Dean

School of Dentistry
Steven E. Haas, Dean

School of Education, Social Work and Psychological Sciences
Sara Helfrich, Dean

School of Graduate Studies
Stephen Dilks, Interim Dean

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Tamara Falicov, Dean

School of Law
Lumen (Lou) Mulligan, Dean

School of Medicine
Alexander Norbash, Dean

School of Nursing and Health Studies
Melissa Joy Roberts, Dean

School of Pharmacy
Russell B. Melchert, Dean

School of Science and Engineering
Kevin Truman, Dean

Student Affairs
Michele D. Smith, Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students

Student Success
Kristi Holsinger, Senior Vice Provost for Student Success

University Libraries
Cindy Thompson, Dean


UMKC Trustees are Kansas City business, civic and philanthropic leaders who advocate on the university's behalf, provide community feedback and forge partnerships to help the university achieve its strategic priorities and financial objectives.

UMKC Foundation

The UMKC Foundation, a separate 501(c)3 organization, works with all entities to encourage philanthropic support for the University of Missouri-Kansas City.

UMKC Alumni Association

UMKC alumni are actively involved in raising scholarship funds and creating new partnerships with the community.

UM System

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is a member of the University of Missouri System.