Provost Leadership

The administrative leadership team, comprised of vice provosts, assistant vice president and chief of staff, oversees important functions that directly support the University's academic units.

Dr. Tamara L. Brown

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Pranesh Aswath

Senior Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Policy

Minerva Cordero

Dr. Minerva Cordero

Interim Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs


Dr. Dan Himarios

Vice Provost and Executive Director of the Center for Global Academic Initiative


Dr. Maria Martinez-Cosio

Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs & Interim Dean of the College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs 


Dr. Ashley Purgason

Associate Vice Provost for Student Success


Dr. Ann Cavallo

Assistant Vice Provost and Director, Center for Research on Teaching and Learning Excellence (CRTLE)

Susan Elltiott

Susan Elliott

Assistant Vice President for Academic Resource Planning


Dr. Rebecca Lewis

Assistant Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and Reporting

Edith Reed

Edith Reed

Assistant Vice Provost Academic Talent and Culture 

Dr. Amber Smallwood

Dr. Amber Smallwood

Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Policy