Dace Copeland

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Dace Copeland
Business Manager Senior
(269) 387-2349
3041 Seibert Administration Building, Mail Stop 5204
Mailing address: 
Office of Academic Affairs
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5204 USA

Dace has been a part of the Bronco family since 1972 when she began her undergraduate studies at Western Michigan University. Dace earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education-Music in 1976 and a Master of Arts in Teaching in the Elementary School in 1996 and has been an employee of WMU since 1982 working in numerous departments and colleges during her tenure. Most of her job responsibilities have centered around budget and personnel. Dace’s “other life”, as she likes to call it, centers around her Latvian heritage. She has held numerous volunteer positions related to her heritage at the local, national and international level over the past 50 years. She most enjoys spending time with her three grandkids and in her free time she likes to knit, crochet, quilt and cook.

Areas of responsibility

  • College of Education and Human Development
  • College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • College of Fine Arts
  • The Graduate College
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • Lee Honors College
  • University Libraries
  • Office of Information Technology
  • WMUK
  • Office of Sustainability
  • Lewis Walker Institute
  • Office of Assessment and Undergraduate Studies
    • Center for Academic Success Programs
    • Faculty Development
  • Institutional Effectiveness
  • Haenicke Institute for Global Education