Colleges, Departments and Units

Below is an alphabetical list of colleges, departments and units at Western Michigan University with their respective vice provosts, associate provosts, deans and directors. These areas are affiliated members of the provost and vice president for academic affairs.

College of Arts and Sciences

  • Dr. Carla Koretsky, Dean
  • Dr. James Cousins, Associate Dean
  • Dr. Heather L. Petcovic, Associate Dean

College of Aviation

  • Capt. David Powell, Dean 
  • Dr. Raymond Thompson, Associate Dean 
  • Thomas Grossman, Executive Director of Flight Operations

Haworth College of Business

  • Dr. Satish Deshpande, Dean
  • Dr. Devrim Yaman, Associate Dean
  • Dr. Steven Newell, Associate Dean

College of Education and Human Development

  • Dr. Ming Li, Dean
  • Dr. Marcia Fetters, Associate Dean and Director of Teacher Education

College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

  • Dr. Houssam Toutanji, Dean
  • Dr. Matthew Cavalli, Associate Dean of Undergraduate Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Andrew Kline, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education

College of Fine Arts

  • Dan Guyette, Dean
  • Dr. Scott Irelan, Associate Dean

College of Health and Human Services

  • Dr. Ron Cisler, Dean
  • Dr. Ann Tyler, Associate Dean

The Graduate College

  • Dr. Susan Stapleton, Dean
  • Dr. Christine Byrd-Jacobs, Associate Dean

Lee Honors College

  • Dr. Gary Bischof, Dean
  • Dr. Staci Perryman-Clark, Associate Dean

University Libraries

  • Julie Garrison, Dean
  • Mary O'Kelly, Associate Dean for Education and User Services
  • Paul Gallagher, Associate Dean for Resources and Digital Strategies

Extended University Programs

  • Dr. Edwin Martini, Interim Associate Provost
  • Andrew Holmes, Executive Director of Technology

Academic Labor Relations and Contract Negotiation

  • Dr. Nancy Mansberger, Director

assessment and undergraduate studies

  • Dr. David Reinhold, Associate Provost
  • Karen Stokes-Chapo, Program Manager

budget and personnel

  • Dr. Chris Cheatham, Vice Provost

Enrollment management

  • Dr. Terrence Curran, Associate Provost
  • Carrie Cumming, Registrar

Information technology

  • Thomas Wolf, Chief Information Officer

Diether H. Haenicke Institute for Global Education

  • Dr. Paulo Zagalo-Melo, Associate Provost

Institutional effectiveness

  • vacant, Associate Provost
  • Adriana Cardoso-Reyes, Assistant Director of Institutional Accreditation and Planning
  • Cathe Springsteen, Assistant Director of Integrated Program Review and Accreditation