Theresa A. Coleman-Kaiser

Theresa A. Coleman-Kaiser


  • Associate Vice President for Administration
  • MBA, Business Administration, Marylhurst University
  • BBA, Business Administration, University of Iowa


Theresa A. Coleman-Kaiser has served as Associate Vice President for Administration since 2015 after holding several administrative and operations positions at Michigan Tech since 1999. Coleman-Kaiser currently oversees the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, the Office of Continuous ImprovementFacilities Management, Campus Auxiliary Services, Human Resources, Public Safety and Police Services, and the Business Support Center within Administration.

Prior to Michigan Tech, Coleman-Kaiser worked at Grinnell College, St. Norbert College, and the University of Oregon in auxiliary services and student union roles. She works with the Campus Incident Command Team, and has been trained in the FEMA Incident Command System. Coleman-Kaiser is a Lean practitioner, a campus Lean facilitator, and serves on the President's Council of the Michigan Lean Consortium. Coleman-Kaiser holds the Certified Auxiliary Services Professional (CASP) certification from the National Association of College Auxiliary Services (NACAS).