Kim Kushner (She/her/hers)

Kim Kushner
Assistant Director of New Student and Family Programs
Office of Student Involvement

Contact Info
320 Student Union
Parent and Family Programs, Roo Welcome, Roos Give Back, National Transfer Student Week, Transfer Student Network


Kim joined the OSI staff in 2019 after serving in the UMKC Office of Admissions as the events and new student programs coordinator since 2016. In her role, Kim facilitates new student programs, including Roo Welcome and other transition and retention initiatives. She also supports family and parent programming and communications, overseeing UMKC Parent and Family Programs and UMKC Family Weekend.

Kim grew up in Buffalo, New York, and earned her bachelor's degree in English from The Ohio State University, and her master's degree in higher education and student affairs from Indiana University. Before UMKC, Kim worked with residence life, leadership development, new student programs and student organization advising at the University of Colorado Boulder, Indiana University, Princeton University and Buffalo State College. In her free time, Kim enjoys being with her family, including her son Charlie, eating good food and enjoying all that Kansas City has to offer.