The McNair team, including faculty, staff, and graduate students are listed below. Click on their names to learn more!

McNair Scholars Program

Maggie BillmanKarina Moncayo-Michel, M.S.
Program Director

Maggie BillmanEmily Vieyra, M.A.
Program Services Coordinator, McNair Scholars Program

Jayla Simms

Kathleen Greene, Ph.D.

Emeritus Program Director


Dr. Greene directed TRIO programs at K-State including Educational Supportive Services, McNair, and the Student Support Services Program on the Salina campus. She wrote K-State's first McNair grant in 1995 and directed the program through her retirement in June 2022. In total, Dr. Greene spent 41 years at K-State supporting student success and promoting equity.