News Release


MMC Names New Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs

Published Date4\30\2013
Mount Marty College is pleased to announce the newly appointed Vice President and Dean for Academic Affairs is Dr. Susan Christensen Kalsow. Dr. Kalsow will begin her position in Yankton on July 1, 2013. She will have responsibility and oversight of academic affairs at the Mount Marty College locations of Yankton, Watertown, and Sioux Falls.

For the past fourteen years Dr. Kalsow has been with Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa. She served as an Assistant Professor in the Graduate School, Associate Professor in Undergraduate Teacher Education, Field Experiences Director, tenured Full Professor of Education, Dean of the School of Education and Exercise Science, and most recently, the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies. Prior to her time at Buena Vista University, Kalsow was a middle school English teacher and coach, curriculum director, and Area Education Agency Consultant.

Dr. Kalsow holds an Ed.D., an Ed.S., and an MA in Education Administration from Drake University as well as a BA in English/PE Majors from Buena Vista University. She currently resides in Arnolds Park, Iowa with her husband, Rick and they have two grown sons.