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Office for the Academic Experience

Mission Statement

The Office for the Academic Experience provides students with educationally purposeful opportunities that lead to deep learning, integrated social and intellectual development, and engagement with local and global communities.


  1. To promote student engagement in transformative learning experiences both in and out of the classroom.
  2. To assure student success in ways that challenge all students to overcome obstacles in order to do their best work.

Departments that report directly to the Associate Vice President for the Academic Experience, Lynne E. Ford, include:


Writing Lab Consultants Visit Citadel Writing Center
Posted on 24 November 2015 | 2:16 pm
On November 14, five writing lab consultants and Dr. Bonnie Devet, Director of the Writing Lab at the College of Charleston traveled across town to make presentations to the Citadel Writing Center’s Director, Dr. Pat Hendrix, and a few tutors that work in the Citadel Writing Center. The College of Charleston writing lab consultants presented […]
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College of Charleston Parent Listserv highlighted at Conference
Posted on 16 November 2015 | 1:04 pm
In November 2015, Stephanie Auwaerter, Director of Orientation and Mindy Miley, Assistant VP of Educational Services, presented Parent Listservs: Connections or Chaos at the Association of Higher Education Parent Program Professionals (AHEPPP) conference in Savannah, Georgia.  At this session presenters shared insights about managing an active parent listserv, the pros and cons of creating a […]
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