LU Insider

New Employees/Promotions/Rehires

If you see them on campus, please welcome them to Lawrence!

New Employees:

Steven Elizondo – Campus Safety Officer

Dena Reuben – Assistant Dean of Students for International Student Services

Ryan Ruzziconi – Head Men’s and Women’s Tennis Coach

Annie Showalter – Assistant Swimming and Diving Coach

Claire Cannell – University Archivist and Assistant Professor

Acacia Ackles – Instructor of Computer Science

Tom Crady – Interim Vice President for Enrollment Management

Claire Hafeman – Assistant Director of Annual Giving

Ryan Schmit – Area Coordinator

Katie Kittleson – Athletic Trainer

Elaina Van DeHey – Custodial Assistant

Jessica Buettner – Assistant Director of Development Operations

Stephanie Knoppa – Director of Residential Life

Mariah Staelens – Director of Events Management

Sue Steinfeldt – Nurse


Aaron Wojciechowski – Assistant Director of Student Activities and Support for Student Organizations

Chris Clarke – Interim Vice President for Student Life

Alicia Fiers – Assistant Director of Facilities Operations – Design and Special Projects

Cal Husmann – Senior Vice President for Development

Mark Musser – Assistant Director of Facilities Operations – Environmental Safety & Risk Management

Trevor O’Brien – Assistant Director of Facilities Operations – Custodial Services

Mary Van De Loo – Director of the Lawrence Community Music School

Miyoko Grine-Fisher – Associate Director of Annual Giving

Cole Hepburn – Assistant Director of Athletic Giving

Lindsey Wyngaard – Admissions Counselor

Brittany Bell – Associate Dean for Diversity, Engagement, and Student Leadership

Grace Kutney – Interim Dean of the Career Center & Center for Community Engagement and Social Change

Lori Fares – Interim Operations & Employer Relations Coordinator


Adjedmaa Ali – Admissions Counselor – Diversity and Inclusion Recruitment Coordinator

Beth Fryxell – Admissions Counselor – Conservatory

Asher McMullin – Practice Fellow for Spiritual and Religious Life

Jessica Jensen – Lecturer of Music

Julian DeGuzman – Admissions Counselor

Juan Marin – Videographer

Jodie Bonikowske – Consultant to Student Life Systems