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
Leila Brammer Leila Brammer Director 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
Chris Gilbert Chris Gilbert Research, Scholarship, and Creativity Faculty Associate 507-933-6093
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
Aug 29 11:59 am to 4 pm New Faculty Tenure Track Welcome Lunch Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
Aug 30 8:45 am to 4:30 pm New Faculty Orientation Day Room B - Heritage Banquet Room
Aug 31 8:30 am to 2 pm Faculty Development Day Room B - Heritage Banquet Room
Sep 8 12:301:20 pm New Faculty Orientation Session Room C - St. Peter Banquet Room
Sep 9 4:306 pm First Friday Faculty Social Center
Sep 17 9 am to 5 pm Faculty Writing Retreats at Gustavus and ASI Board Room, Jackson Campus Center

View the entire John S Kendall Center Schedule