Working to end food insecurity at KU

Committee Charges


Food Security Committee Charges

  • Identify current campus emergency assistance resources available for KU Student to better understand gaps in aid.
  • Collaborate with key departments on campus to educate on current food insecurity rates and campus resources.
  • Develop of a strategic campaign to share research on food insecurity rates on the University of Kansas campus.
  • Duplicate the food insecurity research project to better understand faculty, staff, and graduate student food security status.
  • Research peer institutions to learn more about successful programs, services, and best practices to help students in need of emergency assistance resources.
  • Develop a proposal for university wide policy and procedural changes to help students in need of emergency assistance. 



Food for Jayhawks Committee Members


name department email
Stacey Swearingen White (Chair 2018-19) Urban Planning
Rachel Auten Student Affairs
Emily Bruggeman Center for Community Outreach
Kim Criner Center for Sustainability
Linda Dixon Center for Service Learning
Trey Duran Student Senate
Christine Ebert KU Dining Services
Kelsey Fortin Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences
Patty Fugitt Center for Educational Opportunity Programs
Zuleica Gerardo Student Money Management Services
Mauricio Gomez Montoya Jayhawk SOS
Alexandria Hall Campus Cupboard
Susan Harvey Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences
Aftan Jameson Watkins Health Services
Charles Jetty Student Senate
Annie McBride Diversity and Equity
Andy Monroe Center for Community Outreach
Precious Porras Diversity and Equity
Noah Ries Student Body President
Emily Rountree Center for Service Learning
Ally Stanton KU Alumni Association
Libby Stauffer Student Senate
Danielle Sullivan Financial Aid
Jennifer Wamelink Student Affairs
Leslie Wilson Undergraduate Advising Center

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