Faculty & Leadership

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Faculty & Leadership

Our talented faculty and administration team at Kirkwood Community College provides the expertise and leadership that help students reach their full potential in their future careers. 

Leadership Team 

Our Mission: Kirkwood Community College identifies community needs; provides accessible, quality education and training; and promotes opportunities for lifelong learning.

Our Vision: To be the community college leader in regional, national, and global education.

Our Core Values:

  • Respect
  • Excellence
  • Responsibility
  • Diversity

The majority of our faculty members have earned master's or doctorate degrees, so they are able to share a high-level of experience and expertise. The average class size is 23 students and many classes are as small as 15.

To ensure the quality of your education, Kirkwood follows the criteria established by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC) in partnership with state and federal governments.

Institutional Effectiveness

The department is responsible for facilitation and support processes involving Process Improvement, Institutional Research, The Innovation Fund, Strategic Planning, and Accreditation.

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Institutional Research

Kirkwood's Institutional Research office works to develop data that informs decisions that advance the college’s goals through the collaborative creation and stewardship of knowledge.

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Shelby Woods

“I get to be close to home and have one-on-one time with my teacher because of the smaller classes – and I'm going for free thanks to the scholarship opportunities available!”

Shelby Woods,
Robins, Iowa

Faculty and Leadership Team Directory

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Kirkwood Community College
6301 Kirkwood Blvd. SW 
Cedar Rapids, Iowa 52404

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