Kelsey Kunkle

Policy Analyst

Kelsey Kunkle joined SHEEO in May 2021 as a state policy intern. She currently serves as a policy analyst out of SHEEO’s Boulder office supporting the State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) project. Her research interests include higher education finance, access and affordability, and equity. Kelsey’s current research focuses on statewide community college promise programs, state appropriations to higher education, and the organizational identities of minority-serving institutions (MSIs).

Prior to joining SHEEO, Kelsey served in multiple student and academic affairs roles at the University of North Texas. In these positions, she primarily supported the academic transitions of community college transfer and returning adult students. Kelsey earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland and master’s degree from Western Carolina University. She is currently completing her Ph.D. in higher education at the University of North Texas where she most recently served as a graduate research assistant prior to joining SHEEO.

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SHEEO Welcomes Kelsey Kunkle as Policy Analyst

by Annahita Jimmerson

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes Kelsey Kunkle as a policy analyst. Kelsey will be located at SHEEO’s Boulder, Colorado, office, where she will assist with the collection of higher education finance data, provide quality controls and quantitative analysis, contribute to writing the state higher education finance (SHEF) report and related issue briefs, and support efforts to improve and expand the report in new directions. Kelsey Kunkle, Policy Analyst…

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SHEEO Welcomes Kelsey Kunkle and Mónica Maldonado as State Policy Interns

by Annahita Jimmerson

The State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) welcomes Kelsey Kunkle and Mónica Maldonado as state policy interns. Kelsey Kunkle, State Policy Intern At SHEEO, Kelsey will be focused on the state higher education finance (SHEF) project and will contribute to the development of issue briefs related to public higher education finance. Prior to joining SHEEO, Kelsey served in multiple student and academic affairs roles at the University of North…

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