Kari Balthazor

Business Process Analyst
Primary office:
Lippincott Hall
Room 204


Kari Balthazor supports the analysis and management of various AEC processes; assists the Director and Senior Associate Director of Business Operations in the management of business and administrative processes, major projects, and various AEC activities; coordinates classroom scheduling and changes; prepares the semester calendar;  provides principal support for the Director; serves as the HR Liaison for faculty, staff and 3G appointments; and is the website administrator for the AEC.



Founded in 1964 as part of a Ford Foundation campus internationalization grant
One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
The AEC comprises three units: the Intensive English Program, Short-term Programs, and KU Outreach Programs.
Each semester, the AEC enrolls about 250 students representing more than 35 countries on six continents
The Applied English Center offers field trips and conversation groups to our students