- Associate Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations
Kyle Christian is the Associate Vice Chancellor for Federal Relations. In this role, he is KU's primary contact with federal partners and advocates on behalf of KU priorities in Washington, D.C.
Before joining KU, Kyle worked at Thermo Fisher Scientific, a global life sciences leader, where he helped lead federal government engagement for the company.
Before that, he served as a lead policy adviser for U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran, where he directed policy and funding for health care, education and appropriations issues. He has also served as a policy adviser across a broad range of issues for former U.S. Rep. Mary Bono.
Originally from Overland Park, Christian is a KU alumnus, earning undergraduate degrees from KU in political science and history before going on to earn a Master of Strategic Studies degree from the United States Army War College.