Noel Rasor has served as assistant director at the University of Kansas the Public Management Center since 2009. In her role, Noel directs the Center’s Emerging Leaders Academy, serves as part of the consulting team, and provides instruction and facilitation across all programs and services. She regularly provides workshops on navigating change, interpersonal communication skills, leadership, and is an experienced StrengthsFinder facilitator. Noel has held previous roles with the University of Kansas and at the chapter and national levels for the American Red Cross. She holds a bachelor’s degree in American Culture from the University of Michigan, a master's in urban planning from KU, and she completed doctoral work at KU in American Studies.