As Graduate Student Services Manager, Morgan plays a key role for COGA, advising and communicating with students, faculty, and staff regarding College and University policy and best practice procedures relating to student exams and milestones, student petitions, enrollment, GTA/GRA/GA policies, and graduation. Morgan also manages the Progress to Degree (PTD) system for the College, verifies graduate student degrees as part of the KU graduation process, and reviews and endorses all enrollment forms at the School level.
Morgan also provides leadership to COGA’s Student Services team, supervising COGA’s four departmental Graduate Academic Advisors, as well as overseeing special projects related to improving advising and graduate administrative support across the College. She also provides training to new and continuing graduate support staff in the College on University and College of Liberal Arts & Sciences graduate policy, best-practice procedures, and administrative processes (e.g. PTD system).
Morgan first joined KU and the COGA team in 2011 as an Academic Advisor for 5 Humanities departments, and began leading COGA’s Student Services team in 2014. She is a Springfield, Missouri, native and graduated from the University of Missouri with a B.A. in Spanish. She is proof that a Tiger can change her stripes!