Title: Director of Information Systems
Section: Dean's Office
Address: 1615 Anderson Ave., Manhattan, KS 66502
Office: 255 Global Campus Building
- Coordinate information systems within K-State Global Campus as well as act as a liaison to ISO, OME and other offices to integrate systems used at K-State Global Campus with those used on campus.
- Supervise the K-State Global Campus Web team.
Coordinate data collection, analysis and reporting for K-State Global Campus.
- Recommend requirements and solutions for new and existing information systems within K-State Global Campus.
Kathy Burkholder serves as the Director of Information Systems at Kansas State University’s Global Campus. Her primary responsibilities include coordinating information systems within K-State Global Campus as well as acting as a liaison to ISO, OME and other offices to integrate systems used at K-State Global Campus with those used on campus. Additionally, Kathy supervises the K-State Global Campus Web team, and is in charge of data collection, analysis, metrics, reporting and databases.
Kathy currently serves on the KSIS Task Force and is an EAB SSC/Campus value leader working on retention initiatives. Additionally Kathy is on several campus-wide project committees. At Global Campus Kathy serves on the Leadership Team, the Strategic Enrollment Management team, leads the Retention and Web committees and is a member of several internal goals teams.
Prior to joining Global Campus in 2010, Kathy worked for a variety of small, medium, and Fortune 500 companies in various management capacities primarily in the areas of operations, finance and supply chain. Kathy has experience and training in process improvement and was formerly a Six Sigma Black Belt.
Kathy was selected for the 2016 ACHE Emerging Leadership Institute and 2016 Coffman Leadership Institute. Kathy is a graduate of the tri-state Leadership Siouxland program and has served voluntarily in a variety of community organizations, including leading a Women’s Build for Habitat for Humanity.
Kathy’s undergraduate degree in Biology is from Bethany College, Lindsborg, KS, and her Masters in Business Administration is from the University of South Dakota.
Kathy and her husband Mark Appel live in Manhattan, KS and Omaha, NE and have two grown sons.