Dr. Kristi Frush

Dr. Kristi Archuleta Frush

Email: kfrush@uco.edu

Phone: (405) 974-5861

Office: EDU 225B

Box: 120


General Information

Dr. Kristi Archuleta Frush joined the University of Central Oklahoma as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Adult Education and Safety Science in January of 2011. She has been teaching in higher education environments for over 12 years at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and her previous work experience has primarily been in the areas of marketing, management, instructional design, and program development.

Her university-wide service includes faculty governance, serving as a member of Faculty Senate from 2012-2014, where she co-wrote a resolution to help support Adjunct Faculty, was Chair of the Adjunct Affairs Committee, member of the Faculty Handbook Review Committee, and member of the E-Learning Advisory Committee. She has also served as a Co-Chair of the Prior Learning Assessment Action Team, a member of the Adjunct Faculty Action Team, is a Mentor for new faculty, and an online course evaluator for CeCe. She recently joined the UCO Latino Faculty and Staff Association and was also inducted as an inaugural UCO Service Learning Scholar.

College-wide she is on the Global and Cultural Diversity Committee and previously was on the History Editorial Committee and Social Committee.  At the Department level, Dr. Frush served as the Reach Higher Academic Program Coordinator for three and a half years, helping the program grow from 89 to 250 adult learners.

She is the Co-Chair of the Human Resource Development (HRD) Special Interest Group of the Commission of Professors of Adult Education (CPAE), serves on the membership committee of the Association of Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE), is on the steering committee of the Research to Practice Conference (R2P) and is a member of the Oklahoma Chapter of the Association for Talent Development (ATD), among other professional associations.

Dr. Frush has given 40 presentations in 15 states and is a published academic and commercial author. She enjoys editing and reviewing submissions for publication and has a developing research agenda in the areas of diversity, distance education, legal issues in higher education, self-directed and transformative learning.