Sonja Renner

Director, Graduate Programs
Sonja Garrett


Sonja Renner is the Director of Graduate Programs for the Jackson School Graduate Programs. She comes to UW from the Kansas City Art Institute, where she managed the School for Continuing and Professional Studies. Prior to working at KCAI, Sonja was the Director of Admission and Social Marketing at Drury University, her alma mater. Her transformative experience as student at Drury University lead her to recruit for the university and to begin a career in higher education.


  • Drury University, Master in Education, 2007
  • Drury University, Bachelor of Arts in Communication, 2004