Mercedes Bounthapanya serves as the DEI Program Coordinator for dean’s office in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She provides administrative and project support to the Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Prior to working in this position, she was a student at the University of Kansas. She graduated in May 2018 with a degree in Mathematics. Mercedes is an award recipient for the Woman Student in Leadership Award, Mary Townsend Award, and the Rusty Leffel Concerned Student Award.