College Mission

The mission of Kalamazoo College is to prepare its graduates to better understand, live successfully within and provide enlightened leadership to a richly diverse and increasingly complex world.

Directions for Correspondence

Requests for specific information on the following topics should be directed to the individuals named below at the following address: 1200 Academy Street, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49006. The general information telephone number for the College is (269) 337-7000. For admission information, call (800) 253-3602 or (269) 337-7166.

PresidentJorge Gonzalez
Academic AffairsDanette Ifert Johnson, Provost
Admission of StudentsMj Huebner, Dean of Admission
AdvancementKaren Isble,  Vice President for Advancement
Alumni RelationsKim Aldrich, Director of Alumni Relations
Business MattersLisa VanDeWeert, Vice President for Business and Finance
Career and Professional
Valerie Miller, Director, Center for Career and Professional Development
Financial AidBecca Murphy, Dean of Financial Aid
Registration, Records,
and Transcripts
Nicole Kragt, Registrar
Student AffairsJ. Malcolm Smith, Vice President for Student Development and Dean of Students
Study AbroadMargaret Wiedenhoeft, Executive Director of the Center for International Programs

General Information

Kalamazoo College is fully accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. It is an institutional member of the American Council on Education, the College Entrance Examination Board and the Association of American Colleges and Universities.

The College is a member of the Great Lakes Colleges Association (GLCA), the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA), and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division III.

An equal opportunity employer, Kalamazoo College is committed to equal rights, equal opportunities, and equal protection under the law. The College administers its programs, activities, and services without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, height, weight, marital status, familial status, physical disability as protected by law, or sexual orientation. The College’s definition of sexual orientation proscribes discrimination based on a person’s heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, or gender identity, actual or presumed. Inquiries should be addressed to the Director of Human Resources, Renee Boelcke.

The Academic Catalog (kzoo.edu/catalog) contains the most accurate information available at the time of publication. Statements contained herein are not contractual obligations, and verbal or other representations that are inconsistent with or not contained within the catalog’s offerings or policies are not binding. Kalamazoo College reserves the right to change, without specific notice, offerings, policies, procedures, qualifications, fees, and other conditions.