Kathy Lillich

Kathy Lillich Kathy Lillich is the primary role undergraduate academic advisor for the Department of Political Science at Kansas State University. She earned her M.A. and B.S. in Political Science from Kansas State University, and she is currently completing an M.S. in Academic Advising from the College of Education at KSU. She is the 2018 recipient of the William L. Stamey Award for Advising from the College of Arts and Sciences.

In addition to her advising duties, Lillich represents her departments at university recruiting events, and meets with prospective students who visit the K-State campus. She serves as the research chair for the University Advisor Forum, is the chair for the Political Science department’s outreach committee, and is on the university’s Mark Chapman Scholars Program selection committee. As a first-generation college graduate, Lillich is passionate about helping students who are also striving to become first in their families. She acts as a professional mentor for first-generation students on campus, and focuses her research on best practices for their success in academia. Along with advising, Lillich served as an instructor for the department, teaching First Year Seminars in Introduction to Political Science.