College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

Kathy Kiefer

Financial Analyst Intermediate
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Kathy Kiefer manages the general research fund awards, departmental F&A returns, faculty mentor funds, IT funds, faculty candidate reimbursements, KUAAP, and the disbursement of graduate application fees. Along with these duties, she is a point of contact for a number of departments across the College.

Kathy is a Washburn University alumna with a B.S. in Accounting. Before joining the College Budget Office in April 2019, she worked as a grant coordinator managing complex research awards and budgets for the O'Leary Shared Service Center at KU. Kathy is also an Aspiring Leader program graduate.