TOPEKA — Carla Rasch, university registrar at Washburn University, is the recipient of the Richard N. Elkins Special Service Award for outstanding leadership and special dedication to the Kansas Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers.
The honor was given in recognition of her service to the admissions and registrar professions in the state of Kansas for more than 30 years. Rasch previously served as president and secretary of KACRAO, and has chaired numerous committees for both the state and the national organization (American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers).
Prior to coming to Washburn in 1990, she served as assistant director of admissions at Kansas State University and as assistant director of student records and assistant director of admissions at the University of Kansas. She received a bachelor’s degree from Emporia State University, two master’s degrees from Kansas State University and a doctorate from the University of Kansas.