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College Leadership

Olivet College depends on the expertise, wisdom and passion of its leaders – the Board of Trustees, President’s Cabinet and the President – to set the pace and establish the direction of the College as it continues to grow in enrollment, programs and degrees, and through on-campus development.

Ensuring the Future of Olivet College

Olivet College leaders embody the mission and values outlined by our founding fathers. Especially, that education should be available to anyone, regardless of race, gender, background or socioeconomic circumstances. Still today, the college defines itself by who it includes, not who it excludes. We look to our leaders to ensure that the future of Olivet College is as rich as our history.

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President Corey

Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., joined Olivet College as its 23rd president in the fall of 2010. Olivet College, located in southcentral Michigan, is a private liberal arts institution guided by its values-based motto, Education for Individual and Social Responsibility. As the first college in Michigan to admit women and persons of color on a co-equal basis with white men, it has become known for successfully preparing a diverse and inclusive student community for not only success in professions and graduate school, but also for equipping students to make a positive difference in their local and global communities.

Board of Trustees

Strong leadership and visionary thinking help Olivet remain strong. The Board of Trustees sets strategic direction for the institution and supports the mission of the college.

President's Cabinet

Steven M. Corey, Ph.D.
President 

Suresh Acharya
Assistant Vice President for Technology & Auxiliary Services

Karen Chaney, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs & Dean of College 

Paul Burkhardt, Ph.D.
Provost 

KayDee Perry, Ed.D.
Associate Provost for Student Development 

Mark DeRuiter
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer 

Haley Diringer, J.D.
Athletic Director 

Lisa Furman, Ph.D.
Dean for Academic Quality & Innovation

Danny Green
Vice President of Enrollment Management

Robin Hinman
Assistant Vice President for Advancement 

Alisa Holmes
Administrative Assistant

Linda Logan, Ph.D.
Vice President and Chief Inclusion Officer; Professor of Sociology and Anthropology 

Todd Long
Dean of Student Life

Michele McCauley
Executive Director of Communications and Marketing 

Ryan Shockey
Vice President and Chief of Staff 

Vicki Stouffer
Vice President for Advancement

 

 

 

 

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