Laura Leonard

Laura Leonard

Advising Specialist - Global & International Studies, Spanish, and French & Italian
Primary office:
(785) 864-3500
Strong Hall, Room 109

Laura Leonard is an Advising Specialist in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences, Student Academic Services Office. She works with students in the College who pursue a major, co-major, or minor in Global and International Studies, U.S. Public Policy, European Studies, and Sociology. She also works with incoming freshman and transfer students during summer orientation and teaches LA&S 292, a course for students at risk for academic probation or dismissal. She has been with the CLAS-SAS Office since June 2011. 

Why KU
  • Home to 50+ departments, centers, and programs, the School of the Arts, and the School of Public Affairs and Administration
  • KU offers courses in 40 languages
  • Graduates of the College have won Emmys, discovered new species, and been named to Forbes' "most powerful women" lists
  • No. 1 ranking in city management and urban policy —U.S. News and World Report
  • One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
  • 26 prestigious Rhodes Scholars — more than all other Kansas colleges combined
  • Nearly $290 million in financial aid annually
  • 1 of 9 public universities with outstanding study abroad programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • 46 nationally ranked graduate programs.
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
    —ALA