Rebekkah "Becky" Stuteville is the assistant dean of academic support services and teaching associate professor in the School of Applied and Interdisciplinary Studies.
Stuteville is responsible for developing and delivering new academic programs and initiatives. She also will improve the administrative policies and procedures related to the graduate-level academic programs at the campus and help develop new recruiting initiatives.
In addition to her guidance on academic programs, Stuteville teaches, mentors and advises students seeking their master's degree.
She joined K-State Olathe in December 2017.
Administrative, Teaching and Higher Education Experience
Prior to joining K-State Olathe, Stuteville served in various roles at Park University for nine years.
From 2015 to December 2017, she was vice provost of Park University, overseeing its academic programs and units as well as its ability to serve student needs.
From 2008-2015, Stuteville held various roles in Park University's Hauptmann School of Public Affairs. Her roles included as director the school's Master of Public Affairs program; teaching graduate-level public administation courses for eight years as an associate professor of public administration; and chairing the department of public administration for two years.
She also served as interim assistant vice president for Academic Affairs and as associate dean for the Hauptmann School of Public Affairs.
Stuteville spent 17 years in various roles in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development before transitioning to higher education. These included as the senior community planning and development representative in the Office of Community Planning and Development for eight years; a program analyst/administrative staff specialist in the Federal Housing Administrative for seven years; and as an urban intern in the department for two years.
• Interdisciplinary Ph.D., political science/public administration, Univesity of Missouri-Kansas City
• M.A., political science, University of Missouri-Kansas City
• B.A., political science, University of Missouri-Kansas City
Publications, Presentations and Awards
Stuteville has nine publications in policy and administrative journals and given 20 presentations throughout the world. She also has been a member of numerous university committees and professional and community service organizations.
She has received awards for her leadership and teaching from Park University, the Northland Regional Chamber of Commerce and the American Society for Public Administration.