BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - Michael Wiles, D.C., M.Ed., has been named provost of Northwestern Health Sciences University. Dr. Wiles has been serving as interim provost, and since 2005 has been dean of the College of Chiropractic at Northwestern.
Dr. Wiles will oversee the academic programs at Northwestern, including Northwestern College of Chiropractic, The Minnesota College of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine, The School of Massage Therapy, and The College of Graduate and Undergraduate Studies. The Wolfe-Harris Center for Clinical Studies and Northwestern's clinic system will also be under the leadership of Dr. Wiles.
Dr. Wiles graduated in 1983 with a Masters in Education from Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada; and earned his Doctor of Chiropractic in 1976 from Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, where he served in numerous leadership positions. For more than three decades he has been involved in higher education in a range of roles including teaching, scholarship, administration and leadership. He was awarded one of the first earned Fellowships in the College of Chiropractic Sciences of Canada. Dr. Wiles joined Northwestern Health Sciences University as Dean of the College of Chiropractic in 2005.
Northwestern Health Sciences University offers a wide array of choices in natural health care education including chiropractic, Oriental medicine, acupuncture, therapeutic massage and human biology. The University has nearly 900 students on a 25-acre campus in Bloomington, Minnesota.