MEET THE FACULTY – Katrina VanderWoude
Vice Provost – Academic Affairs and Strategic Initiatives
Professor of Strategic Leadership
Ed.D., Higher Education Leadership, Eastern Michigan University
M.A., Educational Leadership, Eastern Michigan University
B.A., Psychology and Social Work, Michigan State University
Office: Campus Center 115
Phone: (248) 218.2109
- Research Methods
- Cultural Issues
- Leadership Principles
- Organizational Development
- Curriculum and Instruction
- Ethical Principles
- Professional Learning Communities
- School Personnel
- Guided Research
- Multiculturalism in Higher Education
- Needs Assessment and Evaluation
- Project Management and Implementation
HONORS AND AFFILIATIONS:
- President Elect, Eastern Michigan University Alumni Association Board of Directors
- Trustee, Eastern Michigan University Foundation Board
- Distinguished Service Award, Michigan Association of Adult and Continuing Education (2006)
- Board of Deacons, Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church
- President, Vice President, Member – Michigan Association of Adult and Continuing Education
PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE:
- Vice Provost, Rochester College
- Academic Dean, Rochester College
- Academic Program Chair and Lead Faculty, Kaplan University
- Professor, Concordia University
- Associate Dean, Schoolcraft College
- Doctoral Fellow, Eastern Michigan University
I very much appreciate serving as a part of the Rochester College Community. I enjoy all interaction with students and faculty and strive to create a welcoming environment for learning. When not here on campus, I enjoy long power walks, all genres of film, baking, and traveling just about anywhere with my daughter, Elyse.
- VanderWoude, K.A. (2008). The Impending Retirements of Community College Presidents: A Higher Education Leadership Crisis. Published doctoral dissertation, Eastern Michigan University.
- Ditzhazy, H.E. (2005). Authentic Case Studies in Educational Administration, Aspen Publishers, Inc. (Contributor)
- “Radical Hospitality: The Guiding Principles and Processes for Marketing to Multiple Audiences Successfully.” Charge Conference, Birmingham, MI, 2009.
- “Surviving the Doctoral Dissertation Process: Strategies for Success with Less Stress.” Michigan Association of Adult and Continuing Education Annual Conference, Farmington Hills, MI, 2006 (encore 2008).
- “Why You Do It the Way You Do It: Your Philosophy of Adult and Continuing Professional Education.” Michigan Association of Adult and Continuing Education (MAACE) Annual Conference, Lansing, MI, 2004.
- “Writing the Successful Grant: A Step by Step Process.” American Association of Adult and Continuing Education (AAACE) Conference, Detroit, MI, 2001.