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Student Experience and Engagement

Administration 214
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.4114





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Visit the Office of Student Experience and Engagement

Administration Building, Room 214
University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Tel. 660-543-4114
Fax. 660-543-8114

Shari Bax

Dr. Shari Bax
Vice Provost for Student Experience and Engagement
Ph. 660-543-4618
Email: bax@ucmo.edu

Dr. Bax completed her B.A. degree from University of the South in Sewanee, Tennessee, and earned her M.A and Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, with specialization in American government and politics, public administration, and research methods. In 1997, she joined the faculty at the University of Central Missouri. She has taught classes in American government and politics, state government and politics, public administration, municipal administration, research methods, and policy. Throughout her career at Central, Dr. Bax has advised several student organizations. She currently is a campus advisor for the Student Government Association, the university’s Sue Shear Fellows to the 21st Century Leadership Academy, and is the campus coordinator for the American Democracy Project. She is a co-advisor for the student group, Breakers, and as such has accompanied students on an alternative Spring Break trip for Habitat for Humanity for nine years.  In 2012, Dr. Bax was appointed to a new position, as the Vice Provost of Student Experience and Engagement. A Warrensburg resident since 1997, she has served two terms on the Warrensburg Planning and Zoning Commission, and currently serves on the advisory committee for the Early Childhood Opportunity Center. In 2001, she served as a member of the Missouri House Apportionment Commission. In her spare time she enjoys reading, cooking, scrapbooking, traveling, and attending soccer games with her family.

 

 

Dr. Corey Bowman
AssociateVice Provost for Student Experience and Engagement
Ph. 660-543-4002
Email: bowman@ucmo.edu

 

 

 



Keri Busker

Mrs. Keri Busker
Office Professional II
Ph. 660-543-4114
E-mail: busker@ucmo.edu

Busker started her time with the UCM team in March of 2007. She currently works as the receptionist and office professional for the Office of Student Experience and Engagement (SEE).

See Keri with questions regarding:

  • Withdrawals
  • Appeal Paperwork
  • Sick/Absences Notices

In her spare time, Busker enjoys playing with her grandkids, reading and exercising.

 

Brian Niemuth

Mr. Brian Niemuth,
Recovery Program Coordinator
Ph: 660-543-4962
E-mail: niemuth@ucmo.edu

Niemuth joined the UCM team after graduating with a master’s degree in College Student Personnel Administration. Reporting to the Associate Vice Provost for Student Services, Niemuth oversees the Suspension Waiver Program, Case Management, Title IX Advocacy and the Academic Responsibility Coaches. As a graduate assistant for the SWP, Niemuth enhanced his skills and experience helping at-risk students. He is passionate about student success and working with individual students to find the best ways for them to achieve their goals.

 

 

Ms. Deborah (Debbie) Noland
Office Professional III (for the Assistant Provost for Student Experience and Engagement)
Ph. 660-543-4004
E-mail: noland@ucmo.edu

Noland first began her time at UCM in 1984 in what is now the Office of Student Experience and Engagement.  she serves as the Administrative Assistant for Dr. Corey Bowman, the Associate Vice Provost for Student Experience and Engagement (SEE).

Stop by and see Debbie with questions regarding:

  • FERPA or Release Forms
  • Address changes or data request
  • Scheduling Appointments with Dr. Corey Bowman

In in free time, Debbie enjoys spending time with her grandkids and traveling.

Gretchen Reynolds

Mrs. Gretchen Reynolds
Administrative Assistant (for the Vice Provost for Student Experience and Engagement)
Ph. 660-543-4618
E-mail: greynolds@ucmo.edu

Reynolds has been a part of the UCM Community since 2004. Currently, she serves as the Administrative Assistant for Dr. Shari Bax, the Vice Provost for Student Experience and Engagement (SEE).

 Visit Gretchen with questions regarding:

  • SEE Operations
    • Budgeting
    • Responsibilities within SEE
  • SEE Special Events
    • Charno
    • West Point Ethics
    • Other
  • Scheduling Appointments with Dr. Shari Bax

Outside of work, Gretchen enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time outdoors with her family.  

 

 

 

 

 

 


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