Stephanie Knight Stephanie Knight

Director, Leadership Programs

In her role as Director of Leadership Programs, Stephanie Knight leads the development of opportunities for students to pursue and connect class and out-of-class experiences to succeed at Purdue and beyond. In this role she oversees the Leadership and Professional Development Initiative (LPDI) and Civic Engagement and Leadership Development (CELD) areas, including oversight of the myStrengths program, Portfolium e-portfolio platform and ACE Campus Food Pantry.

Knight previously served as the Director of the Center for Leadership and Service at the University of North Texas. Her work included the development of Alternative Service Break programs and numerous opportunities for leadership and volunteer programming. Knight’s professional career has also included stints at the University of Michigan and Georgia Institute of Technology. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Theatre Arts from Texas A&M University and earned a Master of Science in Higher Education Administration from Florida State University.

Knight also enjoys volunteering and is a supporter of the performing arts, both as a patron and performer. She enjoys escaping Indiana winters to visit family in Texas and hosting her family when they visit Indiana to escape the Texas summer heat.

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