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Office of the Provost – Academic Affairs

Urban Vision/Community Engagement sub-committee

The urban mission of UMKC is to engage the Greater Kansas City community in partnerships that foster opportunity, innovation, and sustainable development. UMKC makes a difference in the community by increasing access, interdisciplinary research, engaging locally, and engaging globally. Through these actions UMKC will create stronger communities, the education pipeline, and urban health.

 

Sub-committee report

Urban Vision/Community Engagement report


Members

Name Representation Title

Jimmy Adegokev

Geosciences Associate

Professor & Chair

Barry Anderson

Art/Art History

Associate Professor

Michelle Boisseau

English

Professor

Carl Calkins

Institute for Human Development

Director

Steve Driever

Geosciences/Urban Studies

Professor

Kim Dunn

Chancellor's Office

Executive Staff Assistant

Michael Frisch

Architecture, Urban Planning, and Design

Assistant Professor

Alex Holsinger

Faculty Senate Rep, Criminal Justice/Criminology

Associate Professor

Stancia Jenkins

External Affairs

Assistant Vice Chancellor

Pat Kelly

Nursing

Professor

Bob Peterson

School of Dentistry

UMKC Trustee/Alum

Joy Swallow, Chair

Architecture, Urban Planning, and Design

Associate Professor, Chair

Kevin Truman

School of Computing & Engineering

Dean/Professor

Ed Underwood

Institute for Urban Education

Director

Jim Wanser

Counseling/Health/Testing Center

Associate Director

Jase Wilson

Lumniopolis

Alum

Peter Yelorda

UMKC Trustee