Sandra Gautt

Professor Emerita, Special Education
Primary office:
1122 W. Campus Rd., Joseph R. Pearson Hall, Rm 549


Dr. Sandra W. Gautt was a faculty member in the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas. She earned her doctoral degree from the University of Missouri-Columbia in special education and child development. Across a 30 year career in higher education, she demonstrated her commitment to the special education.

Academic Degrees

  • Ph.D., Special Education, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1977
  • M. Ed., , University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1966
  • B.S. Ed, , University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, 1965


Leadership preparation, faculty development, and preparing future faculty initiatives.

Special Education Calendar
#1 public program in nation for special education
—U.S. News & World Report
Wayne Sailor directs KU’s largest grant, the $24.5 million SWIFT project, to develop a national center to assist schools
One of 34 U.S. public institutions in the prestigious Association of American Universities
44 nationally ranked graduate programs.
—U.S. News & World Report
Top 50 nationwide for size of library collection.
5th nationwide for service to veterans —"Best for Vets: Colleges," Military Times
KU Today
Connect with KU Special Education

KU Special Education Facebook page KU School of Education YouTube Channel KU Special Education Twitter Feed KU School of Ed instagram icon KU School of Ed LinkedIn icon