We look forward to helping you launch your bright future right here at MPC!
Our goal is to ensure the best possible learning experience for our students at Monterey Peninsula College, with the highest standards in teaching, learning, and support. Whether your goal is to complete a degree or a certificate, to transfer, or participate in life-long learning, the Office of Academic Affairs is here to support you.
The Office of Academic Affairs provides leadership to advance excellence in teaching and learning through fiscally responsible academic programs and related services for students, faculty, and staff.
Serve as a leader providing outstanding educational pathways and partnerships to foster vibrant futures for our students and the Monterey Peninsula community
We value service and leadership that includes:
- Effective Communication
- Fiscal Responsibility
- Student Success
The Office of Academic Affairs oversees the administration of academic and career programs, and continuing education at our campuses in Monterey, Marina, Seaside and Online. Our responsibilities include curriculum development and approval, catalog development, academic calendar, scheduling, faculty/staff hiring and development, and other functions related to the academic operations of the college.
The Interim Vice President of Academic Affairs, Dr. Jon Knolle, and the Deans of Instruction are located in the administration building (office #120) on the Monterey campus. The academic leadership team along with their areas of responsibility is listed below:
*Contact information for the Office of Academic Affairs can be found in our Staff Directory.