Office of Education

The College of Natural and Applied Sciences Office of Education provides administrative support to academic units in the faculties of ALES, Engineering and Science. Our Office of Education is fostering a new level of interdisciplinary teaching and offers consistent, high-quality, and personalized service to academic units in the College. We are elevating the student experience by creating and supporting interdisciplinary educational initiatives across our college and across all U of A campuses.

The key service functions of the Office of Education are:

These functions were deemed suitable to move to the college because they would benefit from economies of scale and the potential to streamline processes while relieving administrative burden in our faculties. This work is a direct result of the valued consultation and conversations about processes mapping undertaken with key stakeholders within each of the CNAS faculties.


Jim Bohun, Director, Office of Education

Jim Bohun has been with the university for more than 20 years working in University Governance, the Office of the Dean of Students, and in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences (ALES) as Assistant Dean (Academic & Student Programs) where he played an integral role in developing and implementing undergraduate and graduate student services. Most recently he served as the Enrollment Management Service Partner for the College of Health Sciences.