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Opening Convocation & Installation of Cheryl K. Brandsen as Provost - 
Tuesday, September 2, 2014 at 9:50 a.m.

Welcome to Calvin College and the Provost's Office. The provost is charged with ensuring that the academic programs of the college are carried out with integrity, and are faithful to the College's mission.

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The provost, along with members of the Academic Council:

  • Articulates and promotes the Reformed Christian mission of the College;

  • Develops and employs a distinguished, multicultural faculty of Reformed Christian conviction

  • Provides oversight of the educational policies and programs of the College

  • Continues the development of dynamic, liberal arts-grounded curricula that remains responsive to new fields and shifting interests and needs

  • Directs allocation of resources to academic departments, the Hekman library, and other academic programs

  • Promotes effective faculty governance policies and practices

  • Strengthens and supports faculty development in teaching and learning, research and scholarship, cultural competency and inclusive excellence, and Reformed Christian engagement in teaching, learning, and scholarship

  • Strengthens and supports student success through oversight of student academic services, advising programs, college registration services, and encouragement of co-curricular goals

  • Provides oversight and coordination of programs and partnerships that engage with communities around the world


Contact us

Office of the Provost
Calvin College
William Spoelhof Center 383
1820 Knollcrest Circle SE
Grand Rapids, MI
49546-4450

provost@calvin.edu

(616) 526-6102
(616) 526-6503 FAX

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