John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning

The John S. Kendall Center for Engaged Learning supports faculty in achieving their potential as teachers and scholars. Responsive to the professional needs and interests of each faculty member, the Kendall Center includes support for teaching initiatives and faculty research, scholarship, and creativity, and provides on-campus opportunities for focused conversation on pedagogy, assessment of student learning, and collaboration among colleagues. Through its support of such opportunities, the Kendall Center fosters the pursuit of teaching and scholarly excellence throughout all stages of each faculty member's career and for all Gustavus students. Learn more about Dr. John S. Kendall.

Name Title Phone Gustavus Email Address
Alisa Rosenthal Alisa Rosenthal Director 507-933-7437
Leila Brammer Leila Brammer Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Faculty Associate 507-933-6190
Kyle Chambers Kyle Chambers Excellence in Teaching Faculty Associate 507-933-7063
Thia Cooper Thia Cooper Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Faculty Associate 507-933-6296
Pamela Kittelson Pamela Kittelson New Faculty Programming Faculty Associate 507-933-7331
Cathy Blaukat Cathy Blaukat Administrative Assistant 507-933-6227

Faculty Development Committee


Date Event
Tomorrow 8 am to 5 pm Syllabuspalooza!, Campus Center
noon to 4 pm New Faculty Tenure Track Welcome Lunch Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
Sep 1 8:45 am to 4:30 pm New Faculty Orientation Day Room B - Heritage Banquet Room
noon to 2 pm Returning Sabbatical Faculty Lunch's Dining Room
Sep 2 8:30 am to 2 pm Faculty Development Day Crowns Room
Sep 3 12:152 pm New Faculty Mentors Lunch and Meeting Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
Sep 10 12:301:20 pm New Faculty Orientation Session's Dining Room
Sep 11 46 pm First Friday Faculty Social Center
Sep 17 89 am FTS Breakfast Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
11:30 am to 1:20 pm Teachers Talking Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
Sep 18 4:306 pm Faculty Shop Talk Center
Sep 19 9 am to 5 pm Faculty Writing Retreat at ASI Swedish Institute, 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407
9 am to 5 pm Faculty Writing Retreat at Gustavus Board Room, Jackson Campus Center

View the entire John S Kendall Center Schedule