2020-2021 Catalog 
    Jun 27, 2022  
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]



  John J. Hiemenga, MA, BD, 1919-1925
  Johannes Broene, MA, 1925-1930
  Rienk B. Kuiper, MA, BD, 1930-1933
  Ralph Stob, PhD, 1933-1939
  Johannes Broene, MA, 1939-1940
  Henry Schultze, BD, 1940-1951
  William Spoelhof, PhD, 1951-1976
  Anthony J. Diekema, PhD, 1976-1995
  Gaylen J. Byker, JD, PhD, 1995-2012
  Michael K. Le Roy PhD, 2012-

Office of the President

  President Michael K. Le Roy, PhD
  Executive Associate to the President for Diversity and Inclusion Michelle R. Loyd-Paige, PhD

Academic Affairs

  Provost Cheryl K. Brandsen, PhD
  Associate Provost Kevin R. den Dulk, PhD
  Academic Dean Arlene J. Hoogewerf, PhD
  Academic Dean Elizabeth A. Vander Lei, PhD
  Dean for Academic Administration Laura G. DeHaan, PhD
  Registrar Thomas L. Steenwyk, MA
  Dean for Faculty Development David B. Wunder, PhD
  Director of Retention and First-Year Initiatives; Associate Dean for Planning and Curriculum Todd Dornbos, MPA
  Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion Pennylyn Dykstra-Pruim, PhD
  Dean of Education Brian R. Bolt, PhD
  Dean of the Hekman Library David B. Malone, MA, MS, MEd
  Curator of the Archives William H. Katerberg, PhD

Academic Programs

  Athletic Director, External Operations James R. Timmer Jr., PhD
  Athletic Director, Internal Operations and Compliance Nancy L. Meyer, EdD
  Community Engagement TBD
  Developing a Christian Mind Randall J. DeJong, PhD
  First-Year Seminar Kyle H. Heys, MA
  Graduate Studies in Education Clarence W. Joldersma, PhD
  Honors Program Amy M. Wilstermann, PhD
    Craig Hanson, PhD
  Ministry Leadership Program Todd V. Cioffi, PhD
  Off-Campus Programs Cynthia G. Slagter, PhD (interim)
  Rhetoric Across the Curriculum Karen E. Saupe, PhD
    Krista Carter, MA
  Service-Learning Jeffrey P. Bouman, PhD
  Social Work Rachel M. Venema, MSW

Centers, Institutes, and Named Chairs

  Arthur H. DeKruyter Chair in Faith and Communication Carl Plantinga, PhD
  Brummel Chair in Organic Chemistry TBD
  Calvin Center for Christian Scholarship TBD
  Calvin Center for Innovation in Business Robert H. Eames, MBA
  Calvin Clean Water Institute Douglas A. Vander Griend, PhD
  Calvin Institute of Christian Worship John D. Witvliet, PhD
  Center for Social Research Neil E. Carlson, PhD
  De Vries Institute for Global Faculty Development Matthew Lundberg, PhD
  Ecosystem Preserve and Nature Gardens James R. Skillen, PhD
  Frederik Meijer Chair in Dutch Language and Culture Herman J. De Vries Jr., PhD
  Gary & Henrietta Byker Chair in Applied Reformed Theology and Worldview James K. A. Smith, PhD
  H. H. Meeter Center for the Study of Calvinism Karin Y. Maag, PhD
  James & Judith Chambery Fellow for the Study of Ethics in Business Jason M. Stansbury, PhD
  John & Judy Spoelhof Institute for Christian Leadership in Business TBD
  Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning David I. Smith, PhD
  Mellema Program in Western American Studies William H. Katerberg, PhD
  Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity Retief Müller, PhD
  Paul B. Henry Chair in Christianity and Politics Micah J. Watson, PhD
  Paul B. Henry Institute for the Study of Christianity and Politics Micah J. Watson PhD
  Queen Juliana Chair of the Language and Culture of the Netherlands Herman J. De Vries Jr., PhD
  William Harry Jellema Chair in Christian Philosophy Kevin Timpe, PhD
  William Spoelhof Teacher-Scholar in Residence Darrel Rohl, PhD
  Van Lunen Center for Executive Management in Christian Schools Yvonne Ferwerda, MEd


  Vice President for Finance James English, MBA
  Controller Ruth O. Witte, BA, CPA
  Senior Financial Analyst Roxane B. Kippen, BS, MS
  Director of Hospitality Operations Scott Van Deraa
  Director of Event Services Juli Haga, AA
  Senior Operations Director, Creative Dining Janine Oberstadt


  Vice President for Advancement Kenneth D. Erffmeyer, MBA
  Director of Alumni, Parent, and Community Relations Rick D. Treur, BA
  Director of Development Jody Cole Muyskens, BA
  Director of Development Giving Michael LeFebre, BS
  Director of Gift Planning Abraham R. Vogelzang, JD
  Director of the Calvin Annual Fund Melanie Lyons, BA
  Director of the January Series Kristi L. Potter, BA

Enrollment Strategy

  Vice President for Enrollment Strategy Lauren J. Jensen, MA
  Director of Admissions Melissa Rousseau, MS
  Director of Communications and Brand Steward Timothy J. Ellens, BA
  Director of College Access Programs Office Rosalba Ramirez, MA
  Director of Marketing and Client Services Jeanne Nienhuis, BA
  Director of Financial Aid Paul R. Witte, BS, CPA

People, Strategy, and Technology

  Vice President for People, Strategy, and Technology Todd K. Hubers, MS
  Associate Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer Brian D. Paige, MS
  Director of Human Resource Services Andrew L. George, MS
  Director of Facilities Russell Bray, BA, MBA

Student Life

  Vice President for Student Life Sarah Visser, PhD
  Dean of Students John Witte, MA
  University Pastor, Campus Ministries Mary S. Hulst, PhD
  Director, Center for Intercultural Student Development Jane Bruin, MA
  Director, Student Conduct Martin Avila, BA
  Associate Dean, Campus Involvement and Leadership John Britton, MA
  Director, Center for Counseling and Wellness Irene B. Kraegel, PsyD
  Director, Career Center TaRita Johnson, MA
  Director, Campus Safety William T. Corner, BA
  Director, Health Services Laura D. Champion, MD