Staff Profile in Black Excellence at UMKC

Check out UMKC Today’s profile on Keichanda Dees-Burnett, our Director of Multicultural Student Affairs and Co-interim Dean of Students. Anyone who has worked with Keichanda knows what a great source of support she is for students, especially underrepresented minorities.  Her drive and passion are evident in her work, as she truly embodies our Culture of Care.  Many kudos and thanks to Keichanda!

Keep Every Roo Safe

Return to campus is abruptly approaching!! Check out the UMKC Coronavirus web page for up to date information regarding guidelines for health and safety as well as local Kansas City orders.

The website also has information regarding symptoms to watch out for, requirements for monitoring one’s temperature, and how everyone can do their part to help keep our campus clean and healthy.

In the Campus Spaces section, you can find valuable information about what classrooms, offices, and other UMKC spaces and facilities will look like. You can also check out Marketing and Communication’s “Top 10 Roo Responsibilities to Each Other” for a condensed version of some guidelines.

Here’s to a safe, healthy, and exciting Fall 2020 semester for all – and a giant THANK YOU to everyone who has a hand in keeping our campus safe and clean!

What Is UMKC Forward?

UMKC Forward is a campus-wide collaborative process intended to propel our institution through difficult financial times while simultaneously restructuring our academic programs and administrative operations with a focus on investment and growth for our future.  Several staff members serve on various teams and subcommittees providing recommendations and input to work toward greater institutional efficiency and excellence.  For more information or to see who is representing your area of employment, visit their website. Additionally, if you have suggestions or would like to share feedback, you can email umkcforward@umkc.edu, or click “Share Your Feedback” on the website.