Kim Fessenden

Assistant Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Office of Admissions

After teaching middle school, Kim explored his passion for building community and earned his MA in Sustainable Communities at Northern Arizona University. There he brought his experience with mindfulness meditation into programs connecting first-year students with service-learning programs. Kim returns to Boulder now, excited to help students connect with Naropa. When not engaged in his passions for bridging community building and spiritual practice, he can be found exploring the mountains of Colorado and the canyons of Utah.

Kim works with prospective undergraduate students with last names beginning with A-G.

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Naropa Campuses Closed on Friday, March 15, 2024

Due to adverse weather conditions, all Naropa campuses will be closed Friday, March 15, 2024.  All classes that require a physical presence on campus will be canceled. All online and low-residency programs are to meet as scheduled.

Based on the current weather forecast, the Healing with the Ancestors Talk & Breeze of Simplicity program scheduled for Friday evening, Saturday, and Sunday will be held as planned.

Staff that do not work remotely or are scheduled to work on campus, can work remotely. Staff that routinely work remotely are expected to continue to do so.

As a reminder, notifications will be sent by e-mail and the LiveSafe app.  

Regardless of Naropa University’s decision, if you ever believe the weather conditions are unsafe, please contact your supervisor and professors.  Naropa University trusts you to make thoughtful and wise decisions based on the conditions and situation in which you find yourself in.