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Staff Contact Information

 

Please ALWAYS begin with your specified point of contact listed in the first table below unless directed otherwise. 
This person will help direct you to someone else if necessary.

 

FACULTY

GRADUATE STUDENTS

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS

Xoe Cranberry
Title:  Administrative Assistant for Faculty
Email:  xoe.cranberry@ku.edu 
Location:  Lindley 213
Phone:  785-864-0168
Cicily Riggs
Title:  Graduate Academic Advisor
Email:  csriggs@ku.edu
Location:  Lindley 217A
Phone:  785-864-0937
Liz Smith
Title:  Administrative Assistant for Undergraduates
Email:  lizsmith@ku.edu
Location:  Lindley 215
Phone:  785-864-1266

 

Other Contacts Within the Departments

SSC, IT, UG Advising, Student Hourlies

BUILDING AND VEHICLE MAINTENANCE:
(all depts./buildings)

Ramia Whitecotton
Title:  Facility Manager
Email:  rmwcotton@ku.edu
Location:  Ritchie 254F
Phone:  785-864-1425
SSC FINANCE:

Jama Lickteig (Geology) and
Gretchen Hatfield (all departments)
Title:  Accounting Specialist
Email:  lindleyfinance@ku.edu
Location:  Strong Hall room 345
Phone:  Jama at 785-864-4371; Gretchen at 785-864-4483
COMMUNICATIONS: 
(all departments)

Fally Afani 
Title:  Communications Specialist
Email: fally.afani@ku.edu
Location:  Lindley 217C
Phone:  785-864-0668

IT SUPPORT 
(all departments)

Ryan King
Title:  IT Support Technician
Email:  tsc_earthsci@ku.edu
Location:  Lindley 14
Phone:  785-864-4440

HR / POLICY: 
(all departments)

Ramia Whitecotton
Title:  Interim Office Manager
Email: rmwcotton@ku.edu
Location:  Ritchie 254F
Phone:  785-864-1425

UNDERGRADUATE ADVISING:
(all departments)

Lisa Hamblen
Title:  Academic Advisor Senior
Email:  lhamblen@ku.edu
Location:  Lindley 120
Phone (for appts only): 785-864-3500

GEOLOGY ENDOWMENT
(Geology only)

Carolyn Church
Title:  Endowment & Alumni Relations Coordinator
Email:  cchurch@ku.edu
Location:  Ritchie 254D
Phone:  785-864-0086

STUDENT HOURLY ASSISTANTS
(all departments)

Brian Harr
Email: eeecenter@ku.edu
Location: Ritchie 254
Phone: 785-864-6556
 

 

A list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) is available under the "Resources" tab above.

Please refer to our "Who do I Contact?" Cheat Sheet for a general list of staff duties

If you still aren't sure who to contact, please email (lhwelcomecenter@ku.edu) or call the main office (785-864-1266).

Last updated 2/4/2020


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