Director of Undergraduate Programs
M.A. Student Affairs Administration, Michigan State University 2000
B.A. Interdisciplinary Humanities, Michigan State University 1997
Teri joined Krannert in November 2014. She has worked in higher education for 15 years in a variety of universities and departments, but primarily within the academic advising side. Her most recent position was serving as the Director of Student Services at George Mason University for New Century College, a small interdsciplinary college within the larger College of Humanities & Social Sciences. In that role, she was responsible for oversight of the Advising Center, which provides admission/recruitment support, orientation and advising for its students. In addition to her administrative duties, she also maintained a one-to-one teaching load of a writing intensive courses. These included a senior capstone workshop course, an introduction to integrative studies course and a course of her own creation, Explorations of Adoption, which gave her the opportunity to pass on some of her personal knowledge about human adoption practices and perspectives to undergraduates.
Prior to her most recent position, she has held other leadership positions including as Assistant Dean in the College of Informatics at Northern Kentucky University, Assistant Director of Recruitment & Student Affairs within the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, and Director of Advising in the College of Allied Health Sciences also at the University of Cincinnati.
She has developed a passion for helping individual students to identify their true interests, but also in helping to guide them to seek out those resources that would support them in pursuing their academic/career goals. Moreover, within recent leadership roles, she has strived to help encourage continued growth and development of other advisors working with her in order to ensure students' success, and continues doing so here in Krannert.
She is a Korean adoptee who grew up in West Lafayette (along with a Native American sibling) having attended Klondike Elementary & Middle schools before relocating to Michigan and subsequently becoming a loyal Michigan State Spartan fan. She and her proud Boilermaker husband are parents to a cute 11 year old cat named Toonces. In her spare time, she enjoys keeping up with Big Ten sports (football and basketball primarily), NFL, but recently has taken an interest in networking with other adoptees.
Assistant Director of Undergraduate Programs
Jennifer joined the Krannert Undergraduate Advising Office in May 2016. One of her goals is to provide support for students by helping them set goals, get involved on campus, connect with resources on campus and find success in and out of the classroom.
Prior to joining the Krannert team, Jennifer advised students in the College of Engineering at Purdue and Ivy Tech Community College. She also worked in admissions at Saint Joseph’s College. Jennifer enjoys spending time with her family and friends, taking photographs, volunteering at her church, cooking, spending time outside and reading!
Senior Academic Advisor
Coordinator of Management Honors and Direct Admit Programs
B.A. Communications, Purdue, 1981
Before joining the School of Management in 1999, Debbi was the Placement Director at Indiana Business College. While employed at Indiana Business College, she also worked in the Admissions department. She received the Indiana Business College "Employee of the Year" award in 1999.
Debbi has also held positions in the field of marketing. As an academic advisor, Debbi advises undergraduate students on plans of study, registration, course selection and career planning. She received the School of Management Outstanding Advisor Award for the 2003-2004 academic year. She was also the first recipient of the Purdue Student Government (PSG) Outstanding Advisor Award in 2004. Debbi's interests include fitness, shopping, and spending time with her family.
Senior Academic Advisor
M.S., Industrial Technology, Purdue, 1998
B.A., Communication, Public Relations, Purdue, 1993
Jennifer joined the Management Advising Office in 1998. After a break to spend time with her three sons, she returned in 2007. Jennifer most recently worked at Purdue as an instructor, teaching undergraduate students majoring in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. As an academic advisor, she advises undergraduate students in course selection, academic planning and School of Management policy.
Senior Academic Advisor
M.A., Counselor Education: College Counseling, Western Michigan University, 2014
B.A., Sociology, Wayne State University, 2011
Tiffany joined the Krannert Management Advising Office in February 2015. As an advisor, Tiffany counsels undergraduate students on their plans of study, course selection, registration, and career outlook.
Before coming to Purdue University, Tiffany served as a Graduate Assistant for Holistics 1000 through the College of Health and Human Services. Tiffany also interned within Haworth College of Business at Western Michigan University in both the career center and the academic advising office.
M.S.,Strategic Communication, Purdue University, 2016
B.A., English, Purdue University, 2011
Before joining the Krannert team, Chrystal worked as an engineering advisor at Purdue University. In addition, Chrystal worked for a variety of departments on the Purdue campus throughout her undergraduate education. Her professional and educational background provides her with a broad understanding of the student experience and a thorough appreciation for effective communication.
Senior Academic Advisor
M.S. Student Affairs and Higher Education, Indiana State University, 2013
B.S. Youth, Adult, and Family Services, Purdue University, 2006
Jenna joined the Krannert Management Advising Office in 2011. As an advisor she counsels undergraduate students on their plans of study, course selection, registration, career planning, and a variety of academic issues.
Prior to joining Krannert, she worked on Purdue’s campus in the Office of Engagement as well as a Case Manager at Wabash Valley Alliance. Jenna has served as Faculty Fellow for Harrison Hall. She has worked with the Center for Career Opportunities, International Students and Scholars and mentored student athletes in the Department of Intercollegiate Athletics at Purdue.
M.A., Organizational Communication, Purdue University, 2016
B.A., Corporate Communication, Purdue University, 2013
Megan joined the Krannert Undergraduate Advising Team in November 2016. She says that the best part of her job is getting to collaborate with students as they strive for and reach their academic, career, and life goals during their time here at Purdue.
Prior to Krannert, Megan was an academic mentor for Purdue’s Department of Intercollegiate Athletics. Before her experience in athletics, she was a graduate instructor on campus in the Brian Lamb School of Communication. In this role, Megan was a nominee for multiple teaching awards at Purdue, including the BLSC Harlan and Kendall awards as well as the Purdue Learning Communities Advocate award. She was also a research assistant for Purdue’s Online MS in Communication program.
In addition to her work with the BLSC, she was additionally a part of the Combined TECH 120 Program evaluation and research team in the Purdue Polytechnic Institute. In her free time, Megan enjoys training for half-marathons and spending time with her husband Jacob (a Purdue alumnus) and their “furchildren” Rocky the dog and Tuxedo the cat.
Senior Academic Advisor
Krannerts Leaders Academy
M.A., Higher Education and Student Affairs, The Ohio State University
B.S., Psychology, Allegheny College
As an Indian American from Northern California, Sanjana has studied and lived in several states within the U.S. as well as a few different countries around the world before joining Purdue! Sanjana received her B.S in Psychology from Allegheny College, a small private liberal arts located in Pennsylvania and then went on to get her M.A. in High Education and Student Affairs from The Ohio State University (OSU). As a graduate student Sanjana served as an Assistant Hall Director for over 1100 students per residence hall and worked directly with the College of Nursing learning community to plan and implement programs that aided pre-nursing college students in the process of applying for the College of Nursing.
Sanjana has a passion for helping college students develop and fulfill their own academic, personal, and professional objectives by helping them be a part of constructive and meaningful experiences.
B.S., Communication: Broadcasting, Illinois State University, 1991
Christine joined the Krannert Undergraduate Advising Office in November, 2016. She advises undergraduate students in academic planning.
Prior to joining Purdue, Christine worked as Study Abroad Program Director at Indiana State University and Assistant Study Abroad Coordinator at Illinois State University. Christine has also worked in the television and radio industries for several years. She enjoys traveling, reading, theater, and spending time with family and friends.
M.A., Secondary Education, Ball State University, 2000
B.S., Psychology, Ball State University, 2002
Chad joined the Krannert Undergraduate Programs Office in 2013. He advises undergraduate students in academic planning. He desires to see students set and achieve their academic goals. Additionally, he provides strategies for career planning.
Prior to joining the Krannert staff, Chad has worked as an academic advisor at Ivy Tech Community College Southwest and Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Additionally, he has worked in higher education in the admissions capacity at Ivy Tech Community College Southwest and University of Evansville.
MSEd: Learning Design & Technology Student (2018)
B.S. Criminal Justice, 2011
Before joining the School of Management, Evelyn has held coordination and project management roles in many different industries including academics, consulting, sales, manufacturing, engineering and technology. She also taught for a semester at Ivy Tech Community College. Evelyn will be contributing her talents in coordination and process efficiency to help the advising staff deliver excellent service to their students. Evelyn did not obtain her first AAS until she was 27 and has since continued setting goals, and now is currently a graduate student. She will be the first to tell you, that with self-discipline and a dream, anything is possible.
When she is not at work, Evelyn enjoys spending time with her husband, Robert, as well as spending time with their seven children and five grandchildren.
Front Desk Secretary
When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Gary. She also loves spending time with their 7 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.