The Dean of the First-Year and Advising coordinates the team of faculty and administrators who serve as academic advisors. The advisors help students set educational goals, make appropriate choices to meet requirements, and realize their potential.
Academic Resource Centers
There are four academic resource centers to help students achieve academic success. Writing Center, Amy Newday, Director; the Bio-Chem Academic Resource Center, Hilary Wagner, Director; the Math-Physics Academic Resource Center, Daniel Sievewright Director; and the Research Consultant Center, Robin Rank, Director.
Dr. Amy Smith is the Associate Provost for Curriculum and Faculty Development. She works closely with the departments and the Registrar in setting course scheduling and enrollments. She also hires all part-time faculty and oversees new faculty orientation activities. Dr. Paul Sotherland is the Associate Provost for Teaching, Learning, and Assessment. He is involved with the Teaching and Learning Workshop at the start of each year as well as the Fall Faculty Colloquium, works with departments and programs on assessment, oversees the course evaluation process, and moderates student complaints.
Center for Career and Professional Development
The Center focuses on helping students identify, seek out, apply for, and secure career opportunities. About 74% of all "K" students complete at least one internship, many of them complete two.
Center for International Programs
The CIP assists students in attending "K" sponsored programs and additional approved programs run by other colleges. 85% of our graduates in the last 40 years have studied abroad.
The Class Deans serve as a "go to" person for students with a problem or a concern. Class Deans help students navigate the critical issues and events of a particular year and increase the sense of community within and between each class.
Faculty Grants and Institutional Research
Information on external funding to support faculty research, creative, curricular, community, and outreach endeavors. Also, this office collects and analyzes data to support decision-making, strategic planning, and assessment of student learning.
Guilds are a membership organization of students, alumni, faculty, staff and individuals in the community organized around common interdisciplinary themes to provide professional preparation, networking, and additional integration between the academic world and the world outside of college.
Information and resources on the library, computer services, technology, and media services.
Information and resources including schedule of classes, academic calendars, exam week schedules, and New Course Proposal forms.
The Mary Jane Underwood Stryker Institute for Service-Learning strengthens the community and promotes academic learning, personal growth and civic responsibility among our students.