Niki Kissinger

Niki Kissinger
Aerospace Engineer for the Federal Aviation Administration

Niki Kissinger certifies fixed-wing and rotorcraft aircraft as an Aerospace Engineer for the Federal Aviation Administration. She also serves part-time as an officer in the U.S. Air Force Reserves as an Acquisitions Manager. In her career, Niki has led a variety of diverse and geographically-separated technical teams to launch rockets, sustain a command & control system, and support a $7B satellite program. Further, she has instructed on a variety of topics for both military and civilian organizations. Niki was also hand-selected to represent the Air Force as a visiting Assistant Associate Professor in the Social Sciences Department at the University of California in Los Angeles. Further, Niki is a currently in her 3rd year as a doctoral candidate at the University of Dallas in Texas with an expected graduation date of December 2017.

Education

United States Air Force Academy / B.S., Systems Engineering

University of Central Florida / M.A., Business Administration

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Faculty, Staff Nurture Partnership, Build Relationships in Avila

This past 2017-18 school year, the University of Dallas began an exchange program with the Catholic University of Avila (Universidad Católica de Ávila, or UCAV) in Spain, sponsored by the European Union's Erasmus program. In August 2017, UD hosted a faculty and a staff member from UCAV here in Irving; in May and July 2018, faculty and staff from UD visited Avila, a medieval fortress city with numerous churches and historical associations with St. Theresa.

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Trustees Announce Presidential Search Committee

The University of Dallas Board of Trustees is pleased to share several updates regarding the search for a new university president. Richard Husseini, BS '88, current vice chair of the board and executive committee member, will chair the search committee for a new university president. This committee represents a cross section of the UD community, including trustees, faculty, an academic dean, a National Alumni Board representative, a member with senior staff experience, and the current student government president.

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