Assistant Director Kara Kuligowski works with Vice Provost Jason Merchant on graduate education and key academic initiatives. She provides project management, communication, content management and implementation support for academic affairs and special projects. Her work primarily focuses on academic policies, education planning, as well as K-12 faculty benefits and initiatives.
Before joining the Office of the Provost, Kara provided communications and event support in the Humanities Division at the University of Chicago. Kara holds a bachelor’s degree in law and society with honors and distinction from American University, a master’s degree in forensic psychology from George Washington University, and a master’s degree in creative writing from the University of Chicago.