Kari Balthazor

Assistant Director for Business & Administrative Services
Primary office:
Lippincott Hall
Room 204

  • M.S. Management, Baker University, 2003

Kari Balthazor provides advisory support to the director in areas such as management decisions, strategic planning, program and/or specialized function implementation, policy development, and general oversight of daily personnel, business and administrative operations. She is responsible for unit compliance with institutional and Board of Regents policies and regulations.


Founded in 1964 as part of a Ford Foundation campus internationalization grant
One of the first 12 intensive English programs in the United States
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
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities