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Giele, Katherine

Katherine
Giele
Year Inducted: 
1980
Katherine Giele
Highlights: 
  • Former Assistant Director for Programs at the Kansas Union
  • Secretary for the Kansas Memorial Corporation
  • 1972: Coordinator on the Arts for Region II (Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma) of the Association of College Unions-International
  • 1973: Chair of Committee on the Arts for the Association of College Unions-International
Biography: 

Katherine Giele, Assistant Director for Programs at the Kansas Union in the 1960s and 70s, helped shape the University of Kansas’ Student Union Activities and the direction of the Union.  She also served as Secretary for the Kansas Memorial Corporation.

Ms. Giele served on many national committees in the area of student programming.  In 1972, she served as Coordinator on the Arts for Region II (Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma) of the Association of College Unions-International.  In 1973, she led the Committee on the Arts for the Association of College Unions-International.  With this position, she was responsible for assisting member schools develop their own college union activities groups.  Additionally, she was a member on the University of Kansas Arts Council.  She was very influential in affecting entertaining and educational program for KU students and guiding young student leaders.

Quotes: 
  • Work at something you enjoy.
  • Cherish family and friends.

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