Meet Admissions Staff

Photograph: Preston Nicholson.Preston Nicholson is the Director of Admissions. He previously worked at Drake University Law School as the Associate Director of Admission and Financial Aid. Prior to that, Preston served as Assistant Director/Pre-Law Director in the Undergraduate Advising Center at the University of Kansas. He earned his J.D. from Oklahoma University College of Law. Preston can be reached at (785) 670-1706 or preston.nicholson@washburn.edu.

Photograph: Janessa Akin.Janessa Akin is the Assistant Director of Admissions. She previously worked at the Kansas Bar Association, where she served as the Public Services Manager and a Continuing Legal Education Program Planner. Janessa is a graduate of Kansas State University. She can be reached at (785) 670-2685 or janessa.akin@washburn.edu.

Photograph: Cory Payne.Cory Payne is the Office Assistant in the Admissions Office. She has previously worked at the Washburn University Admissions Office. Cory can be reached at (785) 670-1185 or cory.payne@washburn.edu.