Office: BUS 112b

Email: PaulKwant@ferris.edu

Phone: 231.591.2408

Paul Kwant

Assistant Professor/Music and Entertainment Business Program Director

Office: BUS 112b

Email: PaulKwant@ferris.edu

Phone: 231.591.2408

Professional activities and areas of interest

Paul, a Big Rapids native, has been working for Ferris since 2003. He currently serves as our Music and Entertainment Business Program Director and is the current Past-President of the National Society for Experiential Education, and serves on the College of Business Curriculum Committee, College of Business Diversity and Inclusion Committee, and the Strategic Planning and Resource Council for Ferris State University

Paul’s Signature Themes from the Gallup/ Clifton StrengthsFinder assessment are:

  • Activator
  • Futuristic
  • Maximizer
  • Harmony
  • Significance

His notable contributions include:

  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)—2017 President-elect Executive Board of Directors
  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)—2016 Vice President Executive Board of Directors
  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)—2016 Experiential Education Academy Certificate of Completion
  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)—2016 Session Presenter
  • Ferris State University Strategic Planning and Resources Council Member (SPARC)—2016
  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)—2016 Conference Planning Committee Chair
  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)—2015 Conference Planning Committee Co-Chair
  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)—2014–Present Board of Directors Member
  • Ferris State University Seminar Clifton StrengthsQuest Facilitator/Instructor—College of Business, Ferris State University 2013–2016
  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE)—2013 Conference Planning Committee Member
  • Strategic Planning Committee Co-Champion—Ferris State University 2013–2014
  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) – 2020 Past President, Executive Board of Directors
  • National Society for Experiential Education (NSEE) – 2018 – 2020 President, Executive Board of Directors

Education:

  • MS, Post-Secondary Administration, Ferris State University
  • BBA, Music Business Emphasis, Belmont University

Programs:

Music and Entertainment Business, CliftonStrengths