Academic Affairs

Staff Listing

Jacqueline E. Huntoon

  • Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Professor, Geological and Mining Engineering Sciences
  • Affiliated Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences


  • Geoscience
  • Teacher Education
  • Evaluation and Assessment

Jean Kampe

  • Associate Provost


  • Chairs Assessment Council
  • Coordinates General Education
  • Oversees Academic Advising
  • Assists with Faculty Development
Adrienne Minerick

Adrienne Minerick

  • Assistant to the Provost for Faculty Development


  • Faculty Development
  • Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
  • Professor, Chemical Engineering
  • Adjunct Professor, Biomedical Engineering
Jean DeClerck

Jean Straw DeClerck

  • Instructional Design & Assessment Specialist
  • MS in Rhetoric & Technical Communications, Michigan Technological University


  • Designs and delivers workshops in instructional technologies, pedagogical practices and course design
  • Provides advanced support for Canvas as well as other learning and collaboration tools
  • Assists faculty and programs in assessment plans that enable evidence-based action for meeting learning goals
  • Promotes collegial, knowledge-sharing initiatives to improve instructional practices across disciplines
Alexandria Guth

Alexandria Guth

  • Director of Academic Accreditation and Compliance


  • Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) to the Higher Learning Commission
  • Manages accreditation and compliance processes for online programs and courses
  • Geoscience Education
Amie Ledgerwood

Amie Ledgerwood

  • Administrative Assistant


  • Academic Affairs Support
  • Coordinate faculty promotion, tenure and reappointment process
  • Manage logistics for provost's office
Alan Ollanketo

Alan Ollanketo

  • Manager of Finance and Planning


  • Budget analysis
  • Analysis of Provost's initiatives
  • Analysis of data to create and communicate statistical information to the Board of Trustees
Carrie Richards

Carrie Richards

  • Partner Engagement Program Manager


  • Meets with partners to determine their interests and their family’s interests in order to connect them with appropriate resources.
  • Assists departments with dual career partner orientation to the University and community.
  • Works with community employers to identify opportunities for dual career partners
  • Collaborates with Career Services and the SmartZone to connect partners with professional development services