Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success/Professor of Finance

  • Henderson Hall - 204C
  • Admission Office, Student Success Office
  • (573) 288-6000 Ext. 6340
  • kgaither@culver.edu

Position

Dr. Kim Gaither serves Culver-Stockton College as the Vice-President for Enrollment Services overseeing the admission and student success departments. Originally hired as a faculty member in the business department in August 2003, she is also a Professor of Finance and continues to teach undergraduate finance and MBA courses.
Gaither received the Helsabeck Prize for Excellence in Teaching in 2008, the Presidential Service Award in 2012, the Faculty/Staff Organizational Advisor of the Year in 2011, and the Wildcat Faculty-Staff Award in 2016-17. She was selected to be a member of the Senior Leadership Academy of the Council of Independent Colleges in 2019-20.
Prior to her appointment as Vice-President for Enrollment Management, Gaither served as the Associate Dean for Student Success and Retention where she directed retention efforts, FYE activities, developmental courses, and the launch of Success Coaches and the First Gen Program. She also served as the Division Chair for Business Education and Law from 2012-2018. In both 2011 and 2021, she chaired the HLC Committee for Reaccreditation for the college.
Gaither lives in Canton, Mo. with her husband, David, a 1979 alum of the college along with their family.

Education

1979 ? B.S., Business Administration and Economics, Culver-Stockton College

1989 ? M.B.A., Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill.

2009 ? Ph.D., Business Administration, Financial Management Specialization, Northcentral University, Prescott, Az.

Vice President for Enrollment Management and Student Success/Professor of Finance

Kim Gaither