Gudrun Nyunt
Visiting Assistant Professor

Department

Counseling and Higher Education (CAHE)

Gudrun Nyunt is a visiting assistant professor in higher education. She teaches courses on college student development, academic writing, applied research designs, and legal issues in higher education. Nyunt’s professional experiences include seven years of working full-time in Residence Life (Miami University, University of North Florida, University of Connecticut), conducting research and supporting programmatic initiatives of an NSF-sponsored ADVANCE grant (University of Maryland, College Park), and serving as a resident director for Semester at Sea.

Nyunt has been an active member of American College Personnel Association (ACPA) – College Student Educators for many years. She has been on the directorate boards of the Commission for Housing and Residential Life and the Commission for Student Involvement, and currently serves as chair of the Commission for the Global Dimensions of Student Development.

One of Nyunt’s research interests revolves around educational practices that foster the development of intercultural maturity and prepare students for active engagement in a global society. In addition, Nyunt engages in research that strives to better understand the experiences of international, underrepresented minority, and women graduate students, faculty and Student Affairs staff members at U.S. higher education institutions in hopes of promoting full participation of a diverse community in higher education.

Education

  • Ph.D., Student Affairs, University of Maryland, College Park
  • M.A. in Education with a concentration in Higher Education and Student Affairs, University of Connecticut
  • B.A. in Journalism, State University of New York at New Paltz

Contact

815-753-9373
gnyunt@niu.edu
Gabel Hall 201D

Contact Us

Department of Counseling and Higher Education
Gabel Hall 200
815-753-1448
cahe@niu.edu

Counseling Admissions
Graham Hall 416
815-753-5749
cahc_admissions@niu.edu

Higher Education and Student Affairs Admissions
Gabel Hall 201 B
815-753-1306
dmiesbauer@niu.edu