Sharon Lea Parnell

Budget Manager
Primary office:
(785) 864-4857


Sharon serves as the Budget Manager for the areas of Provost Office, Faculty Development, Diversity & Equity, and Academic Affairs. In this role she manages the area budgets including state, endowment and research funds and advises the Vice Provosts on annual budgets.

Prior to joining the KU family she worked for 13 years at Kansas State University.

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