Annise Richard serves as the Program Coordinator for the KU Adidas Leadership Scholars Program. In this role, Annise manages the day-to-day operations of the program and works alongside the program's professional staff team to provide individualized and intentional support to the Adidas Scholars. She has an extensive background in higher education working in housing and residential life, and has held positions at Texas State University and the University of Iowa. Annise earned a bachelor’s degree in communication and psychology from Texas A&M - Corpus Christi and a Master’s in Student Affairs in Higher Education from Texas State University. She is originally from San Antonio, Texas.