Office of Student Involvement

Dr. Angela Cottrell


Angela entered her role as UMKC's Director for Student Involvement in 2009. In her role, Angela helps support the areas of Communiversity, Fraternity and Sorority Affairs, Leadership and Service, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Programs, Orientation, Student Activities, Student Government Association, and Student Organizations. Angela holds bachelor's degrees in political science and public administration from the University of Northern Iowa and a Master of Education in Higher Education from Iowa State University. Angela received her doctorate in higher education leadership, policy and organizations from Vanderbilt University in 2010.

When not at UMKC, Angela enjoys running, playing with her crazy black lab, Dexter, volunteering in the community, college football and basketball, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.