Kim Becicka
Vice President, Continuing Education and Training Services
The Kirkwood Center for Lifelong Learning

The division is responsible for meeting community needs by offering a wide-range of non-credit programs, promoting customized training services and state economic development programs as well as developing strong partnerships with business and industry.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Continuing Education and Training Services
  • Skills-To-Employment
  • Workforce Investment Programs
  • Adult Basic Education/High School Completion
  • Small Business Development Center
  • Environmental and Safety Training

Jon Buse
Vice President, Student Services
307 Mansfield Center

As Vice President of Student Services, Jon oversees all aspects of student life, admissions, enrollment, financial aid, marketing, advising, counseling, career services and athletics.

The Student Services Team consists of the departments that provide valuable services to students and the community.

  • Admissions
  • Advising and Transfer Center
  • Athletics
  • Campus Health
  • Career Services
  • Counseling
  • Dean of Students
  • Eagle Card
  • Financial Aid
  • Housing
  • Marketing and Print Services
  • One Stop/Enrollment Services
  • Recreation
  • Student Life

Jim Choate
Vice President, Chief Financial/Operations Officer
The Kirkwood Center

The financial and operation divisions are responsible for the general overall operations of the college, meeting the needs of diverse internal and external customers.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Auxiliary Services
    • Bookstore
    • Convenience Store
    • Student ID/Debit Card
    • Cafeteria and Food Services
  • Financial Services
  • Heritage Area Agency on Aging
  • The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

The Financial Services department is charged with providing sound fiscal management ensuring that student tuition and community tax dollars are spent in a prudent and fiscally responsible manner. The department is responsible for the design and functionality of a system of internal controls that allow the college to provide timely, relevant and accurate financial information to a diverse group of internal and external customers.

The Heritage Area Agency on Aging is dedicated to educating professionals, employers, volunteers and community residents to meet the challenges that face older adults and their families in our ever-changing and aging world.

Kathy Hall, CFRE
Vice President, Development / Executive Director, Foundation
307 Mansfield Center

As Vice President, Development of Kirkwood Community College, Kathy serves as Executive Director of the Kirkwood Foundation and leads the initiatives to provide private sector resources for the College. She works closely with the Foundation board and College leadership to carry out the vision, mission and strategies of the Kirkwood Foundation.

The Kirkwood Foundation administers over $3 million annually in student scholarships. The Kirkwood Foundation is responsible for Kirkwood's Alumni & Friends program.

The Director of KCCK-FM, Kirkwood's 24-hour jazz public radio station, reports to the Vice President, Development.

Development is comprised of the following areas:

  • Kirkwood Foundation
  • Major Gifts
  • Plannied Gifts
  • Annual Gifts
  • Endowment Development
  • Alumni Relations
  • Special Projects

Bill Lamb
Vice President, Academic Affairs
100 Iowa Hall

The Vice President of Academic Affairs is responsible for credit programming and support services forcused on learner success. Academic Affairs provides access to career and technical programs as well as learning opportunities for students interested in transfer options. The team also supports professional development for faculty and staff through Collaborative Learning Days. The Vice President of Academic Affairs is Kirkwood's Chief Academic Officer and reports directly to the President.

The areas of the college that fall within Academic Affairs include:

  • Arts and Science
    • Arts and Humanities, and English
    • Social Sciences/Career Option
    • Mathematics and Science

  • Applied Science and Technology
    • Business and Information Technology
    • Allied Health
    • Nursing
    • Industrial Technology
    • Agricultural Science
  • Additional Areas
    • Concurrent Enrollment Programs
    • Iowa City Campus
    • Learning and Library Services
    • Distance Learning and Weblive Programming
    • County and Regional Centers
    • Assessment of Student Learning
    • Competency Based Education
    • Adult Accelerated Programs
    • International Education and Study Abroad

Troy McQuillen
Vice President, Facilities & Security
Facilities, Room 130A

The Facilities department supports the college's mission with the dedication to attractive, clean, accessible, safe and well planned educational environments. All efforts of the facilities team are service based and satisfactory customer service is a top priority.

  • Facilities Operations
    • Building & Infrastructure Maintenance
    • Energy & Wind Turbine Management
    • Grounds Maintenance
    • Custodial Operations
    • Fleet Services
    • Mail Services
  • Safety & Security
    • 24/7 Main Campus Coverage
    • Crime and Accident Reports
    • Emergency Operations Training
    • Parking Control
  • Design and Construction
    • Construction Management
    • Design Support
    • Management of Architecture & Engineering Firms

Jon Neff
Vice President, Technology Services
322 Kirkwood Hall

Technology Services' charter is to continually seek out ways to leverage technology with the purpose of advancing our ability to support the needs of the community and to make training and education more accessible for our customer base. This charter takes shape in the form of many services which are listed below:

  • Application Support
  • Audio Visual Services
  • Database Administration
  • Desktop Support
  • Distance Learning Support
  • Equipment Maintenance and Configuration
  • Help Desk Support
  • Master Control
  • Network Support
  • Production Video
  • Production Photography
  • Radio Station Technical Support
  • Reporting
  • Server Support
  • Technology Training
  • Telecommunications Services
  • Web Programming and Design

Al Rowe
Vice President, Institutional Effectiveness
2098 Cedar Hall

This department advances the college's mission, vision, and improvement initiatives through strategic planning/systems design. Its services are accomplished through principle-centered partnerships with all faculty, staff, and community stakeholders.

Areas of responsibility include:

  • Kirkwood's Center for Excellence in Learning and Teaching
  • Accreditation Processes
  • Institutional Research and Evaluation
  • Leadership Development
  • Grants Development
          Local, county, state and federal funding