Academic Affairs

Department Head: Dr. William L. Niemi

Department Mailing Address:

Western Colorado University
Taylor Hall 322
1 Western Way
Gunnison, CO 81231

Department Phone Numbers:

Phone: 970.943.3045
Fax: 970.943.3046

Faculty

Abel Chávez, Ph.D. headshot
Dean of Graduate Studies; Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Assistant Professor of Environment and Sustainability
B.S., University of Colorado Denver, M.B.A., University of Houston, Ph.D., University of Colorado Denver
Phone:
Office Location: Kelley Hall 104
Melanie Hulbert, Ph.D. headshot
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs
B.A., Western Washington University, Sociology, M.A., State University of New York at Albany, Women’s Studies, Ph.D., State University of New York at Albany, Sociology
Phone: 970.943.2055
Office Location: Taylor Hall 322
Dr. Kathleen M. Kinkema headshot
Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor, Department of Recreation, Exercise & Sport Science
B.A., Grand Valley State University, M.S., University of North Carolina-Greensboro, Ph.D., University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Phone: 970.943.7133
Office Location: Wright Gym 229
Dr. William L. Niemi headshot
Vice President for Academic Affairs; Professor of Politics and Government
B.A., University of California-Santa Cruz , M.A., University of California-Santa Barbara, Ph.D., University of California-Los Angeles
Phone: 970.943.3045
Office Location: Taylor Hall 322