Kim Dude has been working at the University of Missouri for the last thirty three years where she is the Associate Director of Student Life and the Director of the Wellness Resource Center. She created the Wellness Resource Center back in 1990 through a grant from the US Department of Education. She works with students, staff, faculty, community members and parents to help foster an environment that supports good decision making by our students. These issues include all aspects of wellness such as alcohol, tobacco, fitness, nutrition, stress, depression, traffic safety, sleep, time management, self-esteem, etc. Kim was recognized by the US Department of Education’s Network: Addressing Collegiate Alcohol and Other Drug Issues as the recipient of the Outstanding Contribution to the Field award in 2003. She created the statewide prevention coalition called Missouri Partners In Prevention that includes 21 institutions of higher education throughout the state. Kim has presented numerous programs at the US Department of Education Conference, the National Social Norms Conference, the NASPA Alcohol and Drug Conference, the Meeting of the Minds Conference and the National BACCHUS conference.