Academic Affairs Division

The Provost oversees these offices and departments comprising the Academic Affairs division.

Academic Advising

The Director of Advising, coordinates the team of faculty and administrators who serve as academic advisors. The advisors help students set educational goals, make appropriate choices to meet requirements, and realize their potential.

Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership

The Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership (ACSJL) is an initiative of Kalamazoo College whose mission is to develop and sustain leaders in human rights and social justice through education and capacity-building.

Vernon Wall and Kiran Cunningham’s full report from conversations regarding the Arcus Center for Social Justice Leadership.

Athletic Department

Center for Career and Professional Development

The Center focuses on helping students identify, seek out, apply for, and secure career opportunities. About 74% of all “K” students complete at least one internship, many of them complete two.

Center for Environmental Stewardship

The Center for Environmental Stewardship was officially started in 2019 with a generous grant from The Arthur Vining Davis Foundation. The Center will infuse sustainability and environmental themes across the curriculum; increase opportunities for students to conduct mentored research and community programming; and better utilize the Lillian Anderson Arboretum as a learning lab for the liberal arts.

Center for International Programs

The CIP assists students in attending K-sponsored programs and additional approved programs run by other colleges. Eighty-five percent of our graduates in the last 40 years have studied abroad.

Class Deans

The Class Deans serve as a “go to” person for students with a problem or a concern. Class Deans help students navigate the critical issues and events of a particular year and increase the sense of community within and between each class.

First Year Class Dean – Dana Jansma (
Sophomore Class Dean – Christina Carroll (email:
Junior Class Dean – Andy Mozina (email:
Senior Class Dean – Charlene Boyer Lewis (

Health Professions Advising

Kalamazoo College’s Careers in Health and Medicine office assists and supports students as they explore health and medicine graduate and professional programs.

Information Services

Information Services includes the library, desktop and centralized computing services, network services, educational technology, web services and media services.

Learning Commons

The Learning Commons provides students with connections to skilled peers for help with math, physics, science, writing, English as a Second Language, design, and library research.

Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement

The Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Center for Civic Engagement (CCE) strengthens the community and promotes academic learning, personal growth and civic responsibility among our students.

Office of Grants, Fellowships, and Research

The Office of Grants, Fellowships & Research assists faculty by providing information on external funding to support research, creative, curricular, community, and outreach endeavors. It helps students identify and apply for a variety of graduate scholarships and fellowships.

Office of Institutional Research

The Office of Institutional Research manages internal and external data reporting, works with campus partners on accuracy, consistency, and reporting standards, and supports planning and decision-making through research, analysis, and assessment projects.

Professional Development

The Provost is excited to share that funding is available for Professional Development for full time staff in academic departments who have not previously had access to funding. Up to $800 annually is available for participation in webinars, conferences, or similar events. To be considered please complete the Professional Development Opportunity Application.

Registrar’s Office

The Registrar manages the schedule of classes, academic calendars, exam week schedules, and student records.

Teaching, Learning and Assessment

The Assistant Provost of Teaching, Learning and Assessment works with the Teaching and Learning Committee and coordinates the Teaching Commons in support of pedagogy, curriculum development and the scholarship of teaching and learning. He works with the Assessment Committee, departments and programs on assessment, and course evaluation and Educational Quality Assessment.