Strategic Vision

The Provost Division fosters excellence in teaching, research, scholarship, and service. The Division provides the University community with innovative, leading-edge programs and responsive services that facilitate integrative learning and the education of the whole person, affirm spirituality, and promote diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the academic and co-curricular experience.

The Provost Division includes:

Kathy Littles, Provost at CIIS Kathy Littles, Provost
Michelle Eng, Associate Provost for Academic Planning and Resources at CIIS

Michelle Eng, Vice Provost, Academic Administration, overseeing:

  • Fiscal & Physical Resources Planning
  • Core Faculty Contracts
  • Core Faculty Workload Units
  • Class Schedule Planning
  • Academic Data & Reports
  • Academic Policies
  • Office of the Registrar
Chip Goldstein, Associate Provost for Assessment and Compliance at CIIS

Chip B. Goldstein, Associate Provost for Assessment and Compliance, overseeing:

  • Accreditation, Accreditation Liaison Officer
  • Academic Assessment
  • Compliance/State Authorization
  • Institutional Research
Fraylanie Aglipay, Interim Dean of Students at CIIS

Fraylanie Aglipay, Dean of Students, overseeing

  • Accessibility (Director/Manager)
  • International Students Office
  • Wellness
  • Career Services
  • Counseling Services
  • Student Union
  • Grievances/Complaints
  • Director of Student Success
  • Director of Wellness Center
Ben Cline-Suzuki, Dean of Information Technology at CIIS

Ben Cline-Suzuki, Dean of Information Technology, overseeing:

  • Akademos Bookstore
  • Campus Technology
  • Online Education
Kelly Sundin, Dean of Research and Academic Support, University Librarian at CIIS

Kelly Sundin, Dean of Research and Academic Support, University Librarian, overseeing:

  • Center for Writing and Scholarship
  • Dissertation and Thesis office
  • Human Research Review Committee (HRRC)
  • Library
Danielle Drake, Dean of Faculty Development, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at California Institute of Integral Studies

Danielle Drake, Dean of Faculty Development, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, overseeing:

  • Schools and Programs
  • Chair Support/Professional Development
  • Faculty, Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
  • Faculty Recruitment and retention (with DDEI and HR)
  • New Faculty Orientation and Mentorship
Kris Brandenburger, Dean of Extended and Global Education at California Institute of Integral Studies, CIIS

Kris Brandenburger, Dean of Extended and Global Education, overseeing:

  • Center for Psychedelic Therapies and Research
  • The academic initiatives of the Blue Sky Taskforce of the Board of Trustees, China Projects/Master of Applied Psychology Program

Ellen Durst, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, overseeing:

  • Admissions
  • Enrollment Operations
  • Financial Aid
Keka Chakraborty, Data Integration Manager

Keka Chakraborty, Data Integration Manager.

Margaux Kraemer, Executive Assistant to the Provost's Office at California Institute of Integral Studies, CIIS

Margaux KraemerExecutive Assistant to the Provost's Office.

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