Meet Admissions Staff

Photograph: Preston Nicholson.Preston Nicholson is the Assistant Dean for 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

Photograph: Priscilla Samarripa.Priscilla Samarripa is the Assistant Director of Admissions. She previously worked as an Admissions Counseler and as the Campus Visit and Event Coordinator in the Admissions Office at Washburn University. Priscilla is a graduate of Texas Tech University. She can be reached at (785) 670-2685 or

Photograph: Cory Payne.Cory Payne is the Office Assistant in the Admissions Office. She has previously worked at the Washburn University Admissions Office. Cory is a graduate of Washburn University. She can be reached at (785) 670-1185 or