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

Diversity and Inclusion
J. Camille Hall, Vice Chancellor

External Relations and Constituent Engagement
Curt Crespino, Vice Chancellor

Finance and Administration
Sean D. Reeder, Vice Chancellor

Human Resources
Carol Hintz, Vice Chancellor

Chris Liu, Vice Chancellor

Strategic Marketing and Communications
Anne Hartung Spenner, Vice Chancellor

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

UMKC Foundation and Alumni Relations
Amanda Davis, President and Chief Advancement Officer

UMKC Innovation Center
Maria Meyers, Executive Director of the UMKC Innovation Center


Academic Leadership

Courtney Crappell, Dean

Henry W. Bloch School of Management
Brian Klaas, Dean

School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Tamara Falicov, Dean

School of Science and Engineering
Kevin Truman, Dean

School of Dentistry
Steven E. Haas, Dean

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

School of Law
Lumen N. Mulligan, Dean

School of Medicine
Mary Anne Jackson, Dean

School of Nursing and Health Studies
Joy Roberts, Interim Dean

School of Pharmacy
Russell B. Melchert, Dean

School of Graduate Studies
Yusheng Chris Liu, Dean

University College
Kim McNeley, Vice Provost for Curriculum and Assessment

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.