Pam McFarland

Academic Coordinator
Phone (859) 257-2617

315 Funkhouser bldg
Lexington KY 40506-0054

Professional Profile

Pam began working with college students as the Learning Specialist for Student Support Services ( at the University of Kentucky in 2001. Her passion for helping students transition from high school to college landed her the role of College Services Coordinator for the Robinson Scholars Program ( in 2005. Since 2011, Pam has been a Professional Advisor for the College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, providing academic advising and counseling to all students in the School of Human Environmental Sciences. As Academic Coordinator since July 2016, she advises all Family Sciences students as well as the Family Sciences Internship Course..

In addition to advising and counseling, she has taught UK 101 (Academic Orientation) to incoming freshmen for 15 years.

Course Instruction:

  • UK 101: Academic Orientation
  • FAM 360: Intro to Family Intervention
  • FAM 499: Family Sciences Internship


MA in Academic Counseling in Educational Studies (ACES)/ Student Personnel in Higher Education, Eastern Kentucky University

BA in Family Studies, University of Kentucky