Kara joined the Student Athlete Academic Services team in Fall 2014. As Senior Associate Director for Student Development and Events, her responsibilities include organizing student-athlete recognition events, coordinating all events and programs within the Hawkeye Life program, as well as liaison to Iowa Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (ISAAC), and editing all office publications (website, newsletters, etc). She is also the Academic Coordinator for Men’s and Women’s Tennis and Men’s Golf. Prior to Iowa, Kara was an Academic Coordinator at University of Northern Iowa from 2009-2014, and Assistant Director for Student-Athlete Services at the University of Akron from 2007-2009.
- Hometown – Wyoming, Iowa
- Alma Mater – University of Northern Iowa, BA in Secondary History Education, 2005; University of Northern Iowa, MAE Postsecondary Education, 2007
- Favorite Food – Pizza
- Favorite Hobby – Shopping antique stores, Running, Reading, Netflix
- Favorite Professional Sports Team – Chicago Cubs