Emporia State University
AASCU-Penson Center for Professional Development
Kay Schallenkamp served as President at Emporia State University (KS) from 1997-2006 and Black Hills State University (SD) from 2006-2014. In addition to her 40+ years in higher education, she has served on numerous state, regional, and national boards including chair of the Presidents Council for DII and Chair of the AACTE Board of Directors. She served as a consultant evaluator for regional accreditation for 30 years, chairing many team visits. Having worked in 5 different universities and 4 different states, she appreciates and understands the importance of a smooth transition to a new position, university, and state.