Interim Director for Residential Life
B.S. in Tourism
M.S. in College Student Personnel Administration
Katie Bye joined Valpo in July of 2016. She pursued her undergraduate degree in Tourism and her graduate degree in College Student Personnel Administration from the University of Central Missouri. Katie has over eight years of experience in Higher Education, beginning with her time as an International Student Coordinator at Rockhurst University, before transitioning to Western Michigan University as a Hall Director and culminating with her placement here at Valparaiso University. She began her journey here as a Residential Learning Coordinator for one year, before accepting her current role of Assistant Director for Staffing and Programming.
There are many things that inspire Katie, but the ones that are forefront for her are nature, her dad, a clean house, Etsy, her colleagues and Valpo students.
In her spare time, Katie enjoys organizing, traveling, shopping, streaming shows, taking care of her plants, walking and hanging out with her family.
Favorite Location on Campus:
You can find Katie walking around campus a good deal. Her favorite walking spot is on the new sidewalk from Sturdy, past the Chapel to the Union.