Mary Taylor


I was born in Wichita, Kansas. Since then, I have lived in Colorado, Wisconsin, Kansas, Arizona and Indiana!


  • B.S.E. in Mathematics and Physical Education, Emporia State University, Emporia, KS
  • M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS

Work Experience:

  • High School Mathematics Teacher, Wichita, KS and Tempe, AZ
  • Adjunct Faculty, Mathematics, Ivy Tech Community College Lafayette, IN
  • Academic Advisor, Purdue University
  • Student Program Specialist/Academic Advisor, Purdue University

Advice for Boilermakers:

Being a student at Purdue University is work…sometimes very hard work. Learn to manage your time and you will reach your goals. Get involved in student activities, clubs, sports, or organizations. Have fun! Your eventual degree from Purdue is an achievement you will find to be respected worldwide!

Fun Facts:

  • My husband and I love to travel to visit our three kids, their spouses and our grandkids.  Vacation times are family get-togethers in Colorado, Ohio and Washington D.C.
  • I love to golf and bike!

    Mary Taylor

    Academic Advisor / Student Program Specialist


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