Office of Student Affairs

  • Contact or Visit Us
  • Cassy Bailey, Dean of Students
  • 785.594.8431
  • fax: 785.594.4568
  • cassy.bailey@bakerU.edu
  • P.O. Box 65
  • Baldwin City, KS 66006-0065
  • Hours
  • Monday-Friday: 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
  • Second Floor - Harter Union

Student Affairs Staff

Cassy Bailey

Dean of Students
785.594.8431
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Cassy began her service at Baker University as the dean of students in November 2007. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in English and Prelaw from Washington State, a Master of Arts in Higher Education Student Affairs from Bowling Green State and a Doctor of Education from Baker University. Cassy enjoys spending time with her husband (1991 BU graduate), two children and four dogs.

Kelly Burns

Coordinator of Student Affairs – Residence Life
785.594.8382
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Kelly, a Kansas native, can help with student housing, meal plans and much more. Kelly holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Emporia State University and enjoys working on all kinds of creative projects.

Teresa Clounch

Associate Dean of Students, Director of Multicultural Affairs
785.594.8473
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Teresa, a Kansas native, oversees multicultural affairs, student life, fraternity and sorority life and judicial affairs at Baker. Teresa holds four degrees from area universities. She is no stranger to Baker; her first visit was as a sister watching her brother play football for the Wildcats.

Randy Flowers

Director of Student Life
785.594.8304
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Randy, a native of Kansas and a Fort Hays State University graduate, serves as the director of Student Life. He received his Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership in 2011 and is pursuing a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration at Kansas University. Randy enjoys working with many different students, helping them pursue different opportunities and creating lasting memories at Baker University.

Jennifer Letner

Coordinator of Fraternity & Sorority Life
785.594.8443
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Jennifer Jackson Letner is a 1993 Baker University graduate as well as a sorority alumna. As the fraternity and sorority life coordinator, she oversees and advises the eight Greek chapters on campus, the Interfraternity Council and Panhellenic councils and two Greek honor organizations. Jennifer enjoys reading, cooking and spending time with family and friends.

Student Health Services Staff

Ruth Sarna, RN

Director of Student Health Services
785.594.8409
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Ruth has been the director of Student Health Services, providing health care and education for the Baker students since 1989. She has been active in her professional organization, the American College Health Association, serving as a national officer for her nurse directed section and as a member of the National Board of Directors. She was named a fellow in this organization, the highest award given by the ACHA. Beside being on several boards and participating in church activities, Ruth makes sure she supports Baker students in their music, theatre, sports and other events across campus. She enjoys walking, helping others and cheering on her 14 grandchildren in their lives in her spare time.

Tim Hodges

Counseling Center Director
785.594.8409
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Sherri Pahcoddy 

Coordinator, Student Health and Counseling Center
785.594.8409
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Sherri is a native of Kansas and a Southwestern College graduate. She began serving as the coordinator of the Student Health and Counseling Center in 2011. Sherri enjoys spending time with her husband, Lee, their four children and two grandchildren.

Career Services Staff

Susan Wade

Director of Career Services
785.594.8435
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Susan has served as the director of Baker's Career Services since 2003. In her role, she provides majors and career counseling, edits student resumes, hosts on-campus networking and career events, and assists students with internships, job seeking and graduate school selection. Susan also enjoys teaching Salon classes at Baker. Originally from Connecticut, Susan holds a master's degree in counseling psychology and career counseling from Mizzou and lives in Lawrence with her husband, John, two daughters, two dogs and a Bengal cat.

Campus Safety Staff

Maggie Wilson

Supervisor of Campus Safety
785.594.8430
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Larry Morgan

Assistant Supervisor of Campus Safety & Fire Safety Coordinator
785.594.8430
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