Ruth Ann Buntin

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Ruth Ann Buntin
Director of Outreach
(269) 387-8207
133 E, Walwood Hall
Mailing address: 
Graduate Student Association
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5242 USA
  • B.S., Business Administration, Ferris State University, 2013.

Ruth Ann Buntin currently serves as the Director of Outreach of the Graduate Student Association and organizes opportunities for graduate students to get involved in the wider Kalamazoo community.  She is currently working towards her Masters in Business Administration, with concentrations in management and marketing at Western Michigan University.   In addition, Ms. Buntin is the research graduate assistant for the student financial aid office, where she works on researching how financial wellness can be incorporated into all aspects of higher education.   

Prior to attending Western, Ms. Buntin worked as an international nonprofit manager in community development and justice education, in over fourteen developing countries.  Her ultimate goals are to obtain a doctorate degree in educational leadership and change the landscape of education in the world’s newest emerging economies.  

Ms. Buntin spends her free time relaxing with family and friends, traveling, bowling, swimming, dinner parties, enjoying nature, reading and watching DC/Marvel shows.