Chris Kimball, Ph.D.
President, California Lutheran University
The former Provost and Dean of the Faculty at Augsburg College in Minneapolis, Minn., Kimball joined the CLU administration as Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in 2006. With a distinguished career as a teacher, scholar and academic leader, he is a widely published author and speaker on higher education.
His scholarly work is in the field of American history, with a specialization in social history and the history of sport. Along with serving as Provost, he is also a member of the History Department. An alumnus of McGill University, Kimball received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago.