Dean, Graduate College

Manfred van Dulmen, Ph.D.Manfred van Dulmen, Ph.D.

Dean, Graduate College
Division of Academic Affairs


  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota

Job Description

Provides administrative and strategic direction to the Graduate College and serves as the major advocate and spokesperson for graduate issues across the university. In collaboration with other senior leaders at Kent State, Dean van Dulmen is responsible for enhancing graduate education, including student quality of life and student services, program review and development, and policy development and implementation.

Direct Reports

  • Associate Dean, Graduate College, Christa J. Porter
  • Administrative Operations Manager, Office of the Provost, Shelby Burkhart

Contact, 330-672-3115

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