• Academic Affairs

    Academic Affairs

    Providing and sustaining leadership for all academic programs at KCU

Academic Affairs

  • The Office of Academic Affairs provides and sustains leadership for all academic programs at KCU. From academic planning and budget administration to curricular requirements and degree program development, the academic affairs shapes the University’s academic life throughout each college and campus.

    Academic affairs also oversees faculty development. Responsibilities of the office include facilitating recruiting, mentoring and retention of talented and diverse faculty.  


    Meet the Deans 

    WhiteMike Johnston, DO, MACOI

    Vice Dean of Academic Affairs and Interim Provost and Dean of the College of Osteopathic Medicine  


    White Robert White, PhD

    Dean of the College of Biosciences, Professor of Biochemistry


    WhiteSchoen Kruse, PhD

    Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs

    DubinCheryl McCormick, PhD

    Assistant Dean of Basic Sciences  



    White Larry Segars, BCPS, DrPH, FCCP,PharmD, RPh-MO, RPh-TX

    Assistant Dean of Biosciences


    Brown NicoleNicole Brown

    Assistant Dean of Student Service, Joplin



    WhiteJohn Graneto, DO, MEd

    Associate Dean of Clinical Education


    WhiteAnne VanGarse, MD

    Assistant Dean of Primary Care