Paul Buskirk, a University of Kansas graduate, has been a member of the KU athletics department staff since 1987. Buskirk supervises the Student Athlete Support Services unit.
Student Athlete Support Services division encompasses three interconnecting programs: Degree and Career Counseling, Strategic Tutoring Program and Life Skills Education. These programs provide broad resources to support student-athletes in their academic, personal and career pursuits.
Buskirk graduated from KU with a Bachelor of Arts degree in psychology in 1983 and a Master of Science in education in 1989. Buskirk and his wife, Lauren, have two daughters, Sierra and Maria.