Ms. Luanne Knudsen

Title: Assistant Director of Transfer Admissions
Dept.: Admissions Office
Office: Humphrey Center E10

Luanne moved to Des Moines from Withee, Wisconsin when she was seven years old. She grew up just two blocks from campus. Her folks met at Grand View and both had a life long love for Grand View and its mission. 

Academic Background

  • B.S. Grand View College - English / Literature (1986)

Start Date at Grand View

39 years! I started working full time at Grand View while still a teenager in 1979.

Areas of Expertise

  • Admissions
  • Financial aid
  • History of Grand View
  • Dog obedience training

Personal Interests

  • Reading
  • Films
  • Living the country life
  • Politics

Questions & Answers

What makes Grand View unique among other universities?
Grand View cares for the whole student. We nurture their educational goals, music, art, theatre, athletics, etc. I often describe Grand View as being a comfortable campus - we all know and care about one another.
What is your favorite part about working at Grand View?
I love meeting our prospective students and their families. They need to know that Grand View is a welcoming, nurturing community and that we are here to help their student succeed.
Luanne Knudsen