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Karla McCollum

Project Manager/International Admissions Counselor

Department: University Relations Office
Phone: 712-279-5424
Email: Karla.McCollum@briarcliff.edu


  • BA, Business Administration, Central Methodist University
    • Minor in German
  • Masters, Business Administration, Western Governors University


Karla McCollum is a native of Bloomfield Iowa who has spent her career in Higher Education as a Director of Admissions at North Central Missouri College in Trenton, Missouri and Director of International Affairs for Indian Hills Community College in Ottumwa, Iowa.  In those roles, Karla built domestic and international admissions programs, and grew domestic and international enrollments.  Karla has traveled to over 25 countries and worked with foreign country governments to develop partnerships and programs to bring students to the US.  Karla has also volunteered in leadership roles in State, Regional, and National/International organizations.  She is excited to help Briar Cliff achieve its goals and to be part of a university that values service to God, Faith, students, and community.