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)
Linnaeus Arboretum
Nobel Conference
Research and Sponsored Programs

Brenda KellyProvost and Dean of the College507-933-7541
Elizabeth KubekAssociate Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities507-933-7541
Sarah BridgesAssistant Dean of Research507-933-7049
Shanon NowellExecutive Assistant to the Provost507-933-7541
Jennifer HarboAdministrative Assistant507-933-6223
Karissa WinterAdministrative Assistant507-933-7675