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.


Christina M. Schnyders, Ph.D., LPCC-S

Founders Hall 1

Associate Provost

James Brownlee, Ph.D.

Johnson Center, 102 H

Provost Office Staff

Office of the Provost staff includes:

Sara Burke, Director of Institutional Reporting and Data Management

Mary Haines, Executive Assistant to the Provost

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, Multicultural Services, and The College Experience. 

Distinguished Faculty Awards

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