Office of the Provost

The Provost is the chief academic officer of the University and reports directly to the president.

The Office of the Provost oversees all aspects of undergraduate and graduate education, teaching effectiveness, student learning and assessment, curriculum review and development, academic policies, accreditation, state and federal regulations pertaining to academic programs, registration, student academic support functions, and library services.

Provost Office Staff

Office of the Provost staff includes Karen Warner, Assistant to the Provost (pictured left); and Becky Albertson, Executive Secretary to the Provost. To reach them by phone, call Ms. Warner at 330-471-8120 or Mrs. Albertson at 330-471-8119. 

Academic Staff

Academic areas reporting to the Provost include: Assessment, Center for Student Success, Faculty Development, General Education, Global and Off-Campus programs, Honors Program, Institutional Review Board, and The College Experience. 

Distinguished Faculty Awards

Celebrating Excellence with annual awards for commitment to teaching, service, scholarship/creative expression, and adjunct teaching.