Management Team

The management team supports Great Plains IDEA through the implementation of board initiatives, program coordination, a centralized web presence, enrollment management, financial oversight, providing resources for student support, and program and student data analysis.  

Meet the Management Team

Management team responsibilities include

Chelsea Barbercheck

  • Implementing alliance policies
  • Coordinating the cabinet and the boards
  • Coordinating human sciences programs
  • Managing alliance and management team operations, including financials and communications

Amanda Burris

  • Coordinating course improvement
  • Distributing surveys and analyzing data
  • Maintaining alliance-wide student services
  • Facilitating instructional enhancement initiatives
  • Facilitating alliance-level research
  • Providing ExpanSIS training and support
  • Facilitating alliance orientation for members and students

Kathryn Harth

  • Maintaining the alliance web presence through the website and Member Portal
  • Coordinating the annual conference during the spring semester
  • Supporting member university and alliance-wide recruiting efforts

Morgan Jones

  • Coordinating AG IDEA programs
  • Facilitating course scheduling
  • Coordinating department chairs' communications
  • Maintaining fiscal information

Ashley Schultz

  • Supporting students in K-State Great Plains IDEA programs
  • Acting as the liaison to K-State faculty and the Global Campus
  • Supporting and serving as the point of contact for all campus coordinators at member universities, including initial ExpanSIS training
  • Managing enrollment and the waitlist

Caleb Snider

  • Coordinating program assessment
  • Providing onsite recruitment materials as requested by programs
  • Scheduling Zoom video conference sessions
  • Managing alliance logistics, including faculty credentials, member portal access, and listserv maintenance