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English Language Program


Mary Wood



Mary Wood


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  • Master’s in Linguistics, University of Kansas
  • BA, University of Kansas


In the past, concentrated on upper level listening and reading, International Teaching Assistant Training.

Mary oversees long range planning, program development, on-line test development, campus and partner collaborations, special program development, program promotion, MA TEFL admissions committee


Leena Chakrabarti

Associate Director for Student Services

Leena Chakrabarti


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  • Ph.D. in Curriculum, College of Education, Kansas State University
  • Masters in English (ESL and Immigrant fiction), College of Arts and Sciences, Kansas State University
  • Masters in English, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India 
  • Bachelors in English, Presidency College, India


Director who supervises advising. 

On a daily basis, I work with students who are in need of special services or are in trouble.  I also supervise the ITC and TTC which are both units of the ELP related to student service and technology.  I also communicate with prospective students who are suitable for the K-State Fast Program.


Ketty Reppert

Associate Director of Academics



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  • M.A. in TESL/Applied Linguistics from Iowa State University 
  • B.A. in English from Sterling College


Ketty works with the Academic and Faculty Coordinators to oversee ELP curriculum, in-class assessment, and faculty development and support. 


Audra Hieger

ELP Specialistaeu9999@ksu.edu

 Audra Hieger


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  • B.S. in Family Studies and Human Service with a concentration in Elementary Education from Kansas State University.


Audra provides technical support on the applicable information system, and program integration, system design, and analysis. Oversees implementation of all aspects of standardized testing in compliance with admission and immigration regulations. She works in collaboration with ISO (Information Systems Office) to ensure quality and efficiency. Audra also maintains ELP’s website.