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Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs is responsible for providing vision, leadership, planning, development, direction, assessment, and administrative oversight for the faculty and all facets of the academic programs at the university.

Carol Green
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., Texas Tech University
M.A., Texas Tech University
B.A., Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Sharon Norris
Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
Ph.D., Regent University
M.A., Spring Arbor University
B.A., Spring Arbor University

Kathryn Stolz
Executive Assistant for Academic Affairs
kstolz@arbor.edu

Jennifer Bowker
Quality Specialist for Academic Affairs
Jennifer.bowker@arbor.edu

Gainey School of Business

K. Caleb Chan
Dean, School of Business 
Ph.D., Georgia State University
B.A., King College

School of Communication, Media and Fine Arts

Dorie Shelby
Dean, School of Communication,
Media & Fine Arts
M.A., University of Michigan
B.A., Spring Arbor University

School of Education

John M. Williams IV
Dean, School of Education
M.A., Spring Arbor University
B.A., Spring Arbor University

School of Engineering

Ron DeLap
Dean, School of Engineering
Ph.D.,
 University of Michigan
M.S., Michigan Technological University
B.S., Michigan Technological University

School of Humanities

Sharon Norris
Interim Dean, School of Humanities
Ph.D., Regent University
M.A., Spring Arbor University
B.A., Spring Arbor University

School of Natural Sciences

Michael Nydegger
Dean, School of Natural Sciences
Ph.D., University of Iowa
M.S., University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.S., Southwest State University

School of Nursing and Health Sciences

Alvin Kauffman
Dean, School of Nursing & Health Sciences
Ph.D., Union University
M.S.N., Madonna University
M.B.A., Madonna University
B.S., Southwestern Oklahoma State University

School of Social Sciences

Terry Darling
Dean, School of Social Sciences
Ed.D., Western Michigan University
M.A., Oakland University
B.A., (Psychology)