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
Provost
319-363-1323, ext. 1291
Office: 214 Warde Hall
handler@mtmercy.edu

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.