Office of the Provost

The mission of the Office of the Provost is to advance excellence in teaching and learning at Gustavus.
Our vision is one of successfully…

  • Partnering with faculty and staff to help them achieve excellence in teaching, research/scholarship/creativity, and service.
  • Supporting students so that they have a rigorous curricular and excellent co-curricular experience, preparing them for lives of leadership and service.
  • Promoting high-impact educational practices that are innovative, interdisciplinary, international, diverse, experiential, and true to our College mission and core values.
The division of Academic Affairs includes the following departments:

Academic Departments and Programs
Gustavus Technology Services (GTS)
Hillstrom Museum of Art
Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation
Kendall Center for Engaged Learning (KCEL)
Nobel Conference
Research and Sponsored Programs
Registrar

NameTitlePhoneWeb
Brenda KellyProvost and Dean of the College507-933-7541
Kyle ChambersDean of Academic Analytics & Innovation507-933-7541web
Pamela ConnersDean of Faculty Development507-933-7541
Sarah BridgesAssociate Provost and Dean of Research and Strategic Initiatives507-933-6514
Sarah RubleAssociate Provost and Dean of Academic Programs and Accreditation507-933-7541
David Fienenformer Provost (2009-2011)web
Shanon NowellExecutive Assistant to the Provost507-933-7541
Jennifer HarboAdministrative Assistant507-933-6223
Karissa WinterAdministrative Assistant507-933-7675