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Erin Spiridigliozzi

Associate Director
Primary office:
(785) 864-3652
Nunemaker Center
Room 100


Erin Spiridigliozzi, Ph.D., serves as internal and external liaison to the program director and oversees the University Scholars Program. Spiridigliozzi  brings almost 30 years of KU administrative experience to the Honors program.  She holds a Ph.D. and M.S.Ed. in Educational Policy and Leadership from KU, a B.S. in psychology from the University of Maryland, and a B.A. in human services from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Spiridigliozzi’s research focuses on women’s career pathing issues in higher education administration. Before joining Honors, Spiridigliozzi served as assistant dean for faculty and staff affairs in KU’s College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. She previously served as Registrar with the University of Maryland, College Park European Division.

I Can Help With . . .

  • Communicating with Honors students
  • Honors programming
  • Applying to MA, M.S.Ed., or Ph.D. programs in education (higher education emphasis)
  • Careers in higher education and counseling psychology
  • Supporting the local art and music scenes
  • Gardening and kayaking

Course offerings are “among the most comprehensive in the nation,” according to “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs”
98% of University Honors Program graduates are employed or accepted to graduate school within six months of graduation
40% of students in the University Honors Program conduct research before graduation
9 to 1: Average ratio of KU honors students to faculty advisors
1 of only 7 programs nationwide to receive a top rating from “A Review of Fifty Public University Honors Programs” in 2014
60% of University Honors Program students study abroad
KU honors students select their advisors from top-ranked KU faculty
RT @KUCollege : The KU community is invited to attend public presentations delivered by three finalists for director of the @KUHonors Progra…

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