EL DORADO, Kan.— It will be a grand event, full of pomp and circumstance. The inauguration of Dr. Kimberly Krull as fifth president of Butler Community College will be held Tuesday, October 15 at 3:00 p.m. in the 500 Building Gymnasium on the El Dorado campus. The public is invited to attend.
Dignitaries from across the state including college presidents and vice presidents, local, state, and county officials, and the Kansas Board of Regents have been invited to attend.
The event will feature faculty dressed in full academic regalia and musical interludes sung by the Butler Headliners. A public reception of light refreshments sponsored by ICI and Bank of America Merrill-Lynch will follow the ceremony.
Dr. Krull’s 25-year background in higher education includes more than 18 years as a faculty member and the remaining in administrative positions. From 2005 to 2013, Dr. Krull served as Vice President for Academic Affairs at Cloud County Community College in Concordia, Kan. She is past president of the Kansas Council of Instructional Administrators (KCIA) and past co-chair of the Kansas System Council of Chief Academic Officers, which includes both 2-year and 4-year institutional provosts and instructional administrators. She has also held positions as the KCIA vice president and secretary. Dr. Krull is currently serving on the Kansas Board of Regents Transfer and Articulation Advisory Council that has been charged with revision of the state’s transfer and articulation processes.
From 1986 through 2005, she was employed at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture (NCTA) in Curtis, Neb. While at NCTA, she taught and served as the Director of Student Services, Assessment and Self-Study Coordinator, and college counselor. NCTA is the only 2-year campus of the University of Nebraska.
Prior to her career in higher education, she was employed as a Forensic Serologist for both the Nebraska State Patrol Criminalistics Laboratory and the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation Criminalistics Laboratory processing and analyzing physical evidence in violent crime cases.
Dr. Krull’s degrees include a Ph.D. in Education and Human Resource Studies with a specialization in Community College Leadership from Colorado State University, a Master of Science in Education with a specialization in Community Counseling from the University of Nebraska-Kearney, a Master of Science in Life Sciences with a specialization in Biochemistry from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Please direct questions to Dr. Karla Fisher, 316.322.3110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.