About the Director of College Life

Kondwani Phwandaphwanda, Ed.D.

Dr. Kondwani Phwandaphwanda, also known as "Dr. K.," is the Director of College Life in the Lewis Honors College. He is a native of Malawi, Africa. Dr. K. received his bachelor’s degree in music from the University of Malawi and holds master's degrees in music education and political science, and a doctor of education degree in higher education from the University of Arkansas.

Dr. K’s professional experience includes 14 years of teaching, orientation for new students, student development programs as well as living-learning communities. He also enjoys writing and recording music. Outside of work, Dr. K. enjoys playing soccer and coaching youth soccer.

Any student interested in becoming a peer mentor, starting a club/organization, or planning a program for the Lewis Honors College or the Honors Residential Experience should contact Dr. K at 859-323-7561 or Kondwani @uky.edu.