Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost and Academic Affairs is responsible for bringing the mission of Mount Mercy to life through a curriculum rich in high-interest majors, programs and learning experiences. We look forward to fostering a positive academic experience at Mount Mercy for all students.

Jan HandlerDr. Janet Handler
319-363-1323, ext. 6482
Office: 214 Warde Hall

Dr. Handler has been with Mount Mercy since 1987 when she began as associate professor of education. She held the first Feld Endowed Chair for Teaching Excellence in 2002 – 2004 and has served in a leadership role in the Office of Academic Affairs since 2007 as associate provost. She was influential in leading the core curriculum advisory team, and served as co-leader on the Pathways to Scholarship Quality Improvement Initiative. Dr. Handler holds a Ph.D. from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, a Master of Education degree from Rutgers University, and a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Bridgeport.