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Instructional Support & Institutional Planning

The Instructional Support and Institutional Planning (ISIP) division is a dynamic area that guides the development of cross-college faculty, staff, and student support processes and initiatives. 

ISIP encompasses the following departments: Curriculum Support; Experiential Learning; Institutional Research; Registrar’s Office; Veterans Affairs; and Teaching, Learning, & Distance Education. 

Our dedicated staff and faculty members support these specific areas:

  • academic program review
  • accreditation
  • assessment of student learning
  • College Catalog publication
  • college-wide teams
  • curriculum development
  • faculty professional development
  • honors program
  • online learning
  • service learning
  • strategic planning
  • study away
  • transfer and articulation services

ISIP sponsors the following teams: Curriculum Approval Team, Professional Development Faculty Advisory Council, Distance Learning Faculty Advisory Board, General Education Review Team, Honors Program Leadership Team and Institutional Review Board.

Contact Info

Faculty & Staff


Ann Isackson

Ann Isackson

Interim Associate Provost of Instructional Support and Institutional Planning

Professional Support Staff


Michael Miller

Michael Miller

Director of Curriculum Development and Assessment
(616) 234-3543
Matthew Novakoski

Matt Novakoski

Director of Transfer & Articulation Services
(616) 234-3183