Who we are

K-State First and its programs are made possible by the support of administrators, staff, and faculty members from across campus. K-State First has 70 First-Year Seminar faculty, 26 Lead Instructors in the CAT Communities, and over 130 GPS Guides. The K-State First Director and staff (listed below) work closely with a Student Advisory Council and campus-wide advisory workgroup as well as committees focused on communication, research and assessment, KSBN, faculty development, and overall strategic planning.


K-State First Team; Dr. Eiselein; Mariya Vaughan, Mandi McKinley, Kylie Kinley


Dr. Gregory Eiselein


Mariya Vaughan
Assistant Coordinator


Mandi McKinley
Staff Assistant


Kylie Kinley
Learning Assistant Coordinator