Sharon D. Graham serves as the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Professional & Continuing Education based at the Edwards Campus in Overland Park.
Professional & Continuing Education serves a wide variety of professional training and outreach needs through Professional Programs, the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, and the Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute. In addition, the KU Osher Lifelong Learning Institute provides statewide and Kansas City metro area educational outreach to citizens 50 years of age and older.
With a staff of approximately 100 FTE, Professional & Continuing Education offers 1000+ educational events annually to more than 70,000 students in all 105 Kansas counties, 50 U.S. states, and 56 countries.
Sharon has held positions in Continuing Education and with the Madison and Lila Self Graduate Fellowship at the University of Kansas. She previously was the Director of the Division of Continuing Education at Washburn University.
Sharon received her Master of Business Administration at the University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Journalism at the University of Missouri. She also is an alumnus of Leadership Overland Park.
As the Director of Marketing and Public Relations, Chris Gregory is responsible for leading the strategic development of integrated marketing and communications for the Edwards Campus, with emphasis on student recruitment and promoting awareness of the campus, its academic programs and Professional & Continuing Education programs.
Lisa Harrison is an Assistant Program Manager for Professional & Continuing Education. She assists with a variety of conferences and events. Lisa graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.A. in Secondary Education and a master's degree in Curriculum & Instruction.
Kevin Kelley is a Senior Program Manager for KU Professional & Continuing Education, in support of conference management and professional education. He has a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Northcentral University.
In 1997 Glenn became the Director of the Kansas Fire & Rescue Training Institute at the University of Kansas. During his career Glenn has been active in a number of national fire service activities including the National Fire Academy, the NFPA, the International Fire Service Training Congress, and the North American Fire Training Directors Association. Over the last 18 years Glenn has overseen the rapid expansion of the fire service training program within the KU Professional & Continuing Education program.