Kari Hutjens

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Contact Information

214 David Kinley Hall
M/C 707
1407 W. Gregory Drive
Urbana, IL 61801
Academic Advisor
Department of Economics


Kari advises undergraduate students in the Department of Economics. She coordinates most of the events and programming for undergraduate students, and has also taken on many different projects, including developing a mentoring program for new students. Kari joined the Department of Economics in October 2014, but has been working on the campus for over 7 years. She previously worked at The Career Center where she managed the student Resource Center and assisted with large events and programs. Kari enjoys working with students and planning student events.

Kari is honored to be called a "townie". She has enjoyed growing up in the area and taking advantage of all the University has to offer. In 2004 Kari received her Bachelor's from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, where she studied Psychology. She received her Master's in Counseling from Eastern Illinois University in 2009 and has worked with students of all ages.


Eastern Illinois University
Master of Science in Counseling 

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Bachelor of Science in Psychology

Courses Taught

Economics at Illinois (ECON 198)
Economics Internship Course (ECON 199)
Economics Exploratory Course (ECON 199)