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Kara Thompson


Coordinator for Recruitment


The Coordinator for Recruitment is responsible for providing primary implementation of the School of Law off-campus recruitment plan as an assistant to the Director of Admissions.  Some of these duties include: increasing the number of applications of new, transfer, minority, and nontraditional students; meeting and establishing contacts with pre-law advisors; representing the School of Law at college and university law school and career fairs; assisting with the development of marketing/recruitment materials; preparing weekly admissions reports for the Director of Admissions and the Admissions Committee; and coordinating the annual Orientation program for matriculated students.

Kara Thompson received a Master of Science in Human Resource Management from Webster University in 2005 and a Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Culver-Stockton College in 2000. Before her current position she worked as the admissions representative. She has worked in higher education for 7 years.


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1209 W. Chautauqua Mailcode 6811
Carbondale, IL 62901
(618) 453-8768