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
Center for Academic Resources and Enhancement (CARE)
Center for International and Cultural Education (CICE)
Hillstrom Museum of Art
Institutional Research
Johnson Center for Environmental Innovation
Kendall Center for Engaged Learning (KCEL)
Linnaeus Arboretum
Nobel Conference
Research and Sponsored Programs

Name Title Phone Web
Brenda Kelly Provost and Dean of the College 507-933-7541
Julie Bartley Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education 507-933-7541 web
Micah Maatman Associate Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities 507-933-7541
Mary McHugh Professor and Associate Provost and Dean of General Education and Assessment 507-933-7151
Shanon Nowell Executive Assistant to the Provost 507-933-7541
Jennifer Harbo Administrative Assistant 507-933-6223
Linda Steinhaus Administrative Assistant 507-933-7675