Dr. Kelly S. Wood

Executive Director, Center for Academic Success and Transition & Professor of Communication
Kelly Wood
Meyer Library 116


PhD, 1995, The Ohio State University
MA, 1990, University of Dayton
BA, 1988, University of Dayton

Professional Experience

Provost Fellow for Student Success, Missouri State University, 2014 to present.
Department Head, Communication, Missouri State University, 2007 to 2011.
Associate Dean, College of Arts and Letters, Missouri State University, 2003 to 2005.

Awards & Recognition

Teaching and Advising
National Academic Advising Association, Faculty Advising Award, Region 7, 2012.
Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Faculty Advising Award, 2012.
MSU Master Advisor since 1996.

Dr. Tracey Glaessgen

Associate Director, Center for Academic Success and Transition
Meyer Library 116


Doctorate in Educational Leadership, University of Missouri
Master of Arts in Writing (emphasis Rhetoric & Composition), Missouri State University
Master of Arts in English (emphasis Literature), Missouri State University
Bachelor of Arts in English, Missouri State University

Currently Teaching

GEP 101 First-Year Foundations
IDS 310 Peer Leadership
IDS 118 Enhanced Learning Techniques

Awards & Recognition

NACADA Outstanding Advisor--Primary Role, 2009
Curtis P. Lawrence Excellence in Advising Award, 2009
Wesley R. Habley NACADA Summer Institute Scholarship, 2010
NACADA Graduate Student Scholarship, 2015
MSU Master Advisor since 2006

Suzanne Mwengi

Administrative Assistant
Meyer Library 116


MS, 1999, State University of New York at Albany
BA, 1996, Kalamazoo College

Graduate Assistants

2019 Graduate Assistants.

Colton Franklin
Melanie Morgan
Korra Ackerson
Sierra Chitwood
Cassandra Thompson
The graduate assistants have office hours in Meyer Library 116.

Peer Counselors

Peer CounselorsRhiannon Casey
Michael Rexroad
Alexandria Givens
The Peer Counselors can be reached at