Morgan Swartzlander

Morgan Swartzlander

Graduate Program Coordinator
Wescoe Hall, Room 3107

Morgan occupies a unique role within the College, providing administrative and advising support for graduate education in five College departments as well as being an integral part of the COGA team. The departments she serves are: 

  • East Asian Languages and Cultures
  • French & Italian
  • Germanic Languages and Literatures
  • Philosophy
  • Slavic Languages and Literatures

Morgan assists prospective and current graduate students and graduate faculty with matters relating to admission, enrollment, individual program and university policy and procedures, petitions, comprehensive and final exams, and graduation. 

As a member of the COGA team, she works with other COGA staff to refine College-wide administrative processes relating to graduate programs, providing critical feedback from a departmental perspective. She also provides training on University & CLAS graduate policy, best-practice procedures, and administrative process (e.g. PTD system) to new and continuing graduate support staff in the College.

Morgan joined KU and the COGA team in 2011. She is a Springfield, Missouri, native and graduated from the University of Missouri with a B.A. in Spanish. She is proof that a Tiger can change her stripes!

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.