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Kris Guthrie

Kris Guthrie



Michael L. Faust Center for Alumni and Friends


660.562.1990 (fax)

Executive Secretary


Kris Guthrie serves as the Executive Secretary to External Relations.  This includes the areas of Student Recruiting, University Marketing and Communication and University Advancement. 

Kris began her tenure at Northwest in June 2004 as an admissions specialist, then moved to a department secretary position.  In October 2006 she was named Enrollment Management Executive Secretary.  She remained in this position until the University went through an organizational restructure and she joined the newly created Division of External Relations in July 2018.

Kris and her husband Lanny enjoy living on a small acreage outside of Clearmont where they raised their three sons.  Now that the kids are grown they have been blessed with three daughters-in-law and three grandchildren.  Kris’s hobbies include reading, cooking and baking, however her favorite pastime is spending time making priceless memories with her children and grandchildren.