John D. Kolander

Provost, Wisconsin Lutheran College

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John D. Kolander, provost of Wisconsin Lutheran College, has served as the college’s chief academic officer since 2004. Previously, he was a teacher and administrator for Lutheran elementary and high schools in Wisconsin and Minnesota. Kolander’s research interests include campus and organization culture, curriculum development, and leadership development. He is a frequent presenter at CIC’s Workshops for Department and Division Chairs and Institute for Chief Academic Officers, and received the CIC Chief Academic Officer Award in 2018. Kolander is a coordinator of CIC’s Workshop for Chief Academic Officers in Their Third or Fourth Year of Service.