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Staley School of Leadership Studies

Kaitlin Long

Kaitlin Long Administrator of student programs
kaitlinl@ksu.edu, View my resume
Maximizer | Empathy | Relator | Developer | Connectedness
Campus office: 226 Leadership Studies Building


Our programs are where students can learn from others and consider how they want to be a part of community here in Manhattan, across the United States and around the world. I love facilitating opportunities for students that allow them to reach their potential, and I believe my top five strengths allow me to do this work well.

  • Direct several service-learning and leadership development programs: Academic Mentors, Alternative Breaks, International Service Teams, HandsOn Kansas State and Snyder Leadership Legacy Fellows
  • Teach LEAD 489: Seminar in International Service Learning
  • Mandela Washington Fellowship Leadership and Civic Engagement at Kansas State, programming director

Research and grants

  • Service-learning, local and global
  • Professional and leadership development for student employees

Grant awards

  • Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders Leadership in Civic Engagement Institute Grant, 2016-2020
  • Mandela Washington Fellowship Reciprocal Exchange, 2018
  • Public Affairs Small Grant with Agrointroductions Ghana, 2019
  • K-State Global Campus Development Grant, 2017


  • NASPA, Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education:
    Region 4-W advisory board and Student Leadership Programs Knowledge Community Team 



  • M.A. in student affairs administration and higher education, Ball State University
  • B.S. in business administration, entrepreneurship, Kansas State University

More about me

I enjoy spending time with friends and family, traveling and exploring the MHK food scene.