At Grace College, the Office of Student Affairs is committed to helping students mature spiritually, emotionally, socially, and academically.
“The Department of Student Affairs and Academic Services exists to provide quality programs and resources that promote student learning and engagement in personal transformation, healthy community, whole-life worship, and intentional service.
"To lead students toward internal change manifested by growth in a deepening walk with God and loving service to others.”
Vice President of Student & Academic Services
Jim oversees all service areas that impact a student's experience at Grace. For nearly 20 years, he has provided leadership to the student affairs and academic services team as they seek to develop and nurture students both inside and outside of the classroom.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6473
Dean of Students
Aaron oversees the many programs within Student Affairs, including Residence Life and Student Organizations. Aaron's staff works to provide students with meaningful opportunities for leadership, service, and growth in a healthy and safe environment.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6464
Dean of the Chapel and Global Initiatives
Carlos provides leadership and vision for the chapel experience. He also oversees the Global Initiatives programs which foster intercultural connections on campus and around the world.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6284
Director of Global Initiatives
Kimberly provides leadership for all the programs related to Global Initiatives including, Go Encounter, Go Exchange, Go Study, the Cross-Cultural Field Experience and Mosaic.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6104
Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Coordinator of General Education
Jacqueline is responsible for teaching French and overseeing the language program. As Coordinator of General Education she works with the Grace Core faculty and oversees the First Year Experience (FYE) at Grace.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6283
Executive Assistant for the Vice President of Student Affairs
Sina is the executive assistant to Jim Swanson. She manages the Student Affairs Office and assists students and staff by providing information and answering questions.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6466
Director of Student Health and Counseling
Dr. Graham is a licensed clinical psychologist. He received his master’s degree from Colorado Christian University and completed his doctoral work at the Adler School of Professional Psychology.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6531
Senior Resident Director for Indiana Hall and Lake Houses
A graduate of Huntington University (BA) and Grace Seminary (MA), Emily supervises Indiana Hall and helps coordinate the Residence Life Program as Senior RD.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6490
Resident Director for Beta and Epsilon Halls
Peter is a 2006 graduate of Grace College and earned his MA from Spring Arbor University. Peter also oversees the leaders of Growth Groups at Grace.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6494
Resident Director for Westminster and Perimeter Halls
A psychology graduate of Cedarville University (BA) and Grace College (MA), Janelle supervises the men and women in the historic Westminster hall and the perimeter houses.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6465
Resident Director for Alpha Hall and Grace Village
Ashley is an 2008 graduate of Grace (BA) and is currently pursuing a MA in Intercultural Studies from Grace Seminary. She supervises female students living in Alpha Hall and Grace Village.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6461
Resident Director of Apartment Residents and Commuters
Dan graduated from Northland International University with a BA in Church Ministries and received a MA in Exegetical Studies from Grace Seminary. He oversees the Kent, Snider, Lamppost, Orchard Manor, and Delta apartments.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 5135
Coordinator of Student Organizations
Kearstin is a 2010 graduate of Huntington University.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6470
Chief of Campus Safety
Craig served as the Warsaw Chief of Police from 1988-1999 and as Captain of the Warsaw Police Department from 1999-2000. He is also an Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at Grace.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6483
Assistant Director of Campus Safety/Off-Campus Coordinator
Glenn has been with Grace since 2002. He is the assistant director of campus safety and the off-campus coordinator.
Telephone: 574–372–5100 ext. 6484
Email Student Affairs or call 574-372-5100, ext. 6488.