In 2013,407 staff members supported teaching, learning and research at KU ranging from the Office of the General Secretary, Office of the Comptroller, Human Resources, Corporate Relations and Development, Research & Project Development Directorate, Dean of Students, Communication Office, Construction Communications, the Library, and the Sports Center at Koç University. KU staff members typically have a high sense of purpose and derive great meaning from working together to ensure KU’s academic and research excellence is well supported.