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The Staff of the Office of the Provost & the Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dr. Tina Butcher

Provost
Richards Hall, 305
706-507-8960
Fax: 706-569-3168

butcher_tina@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • International Affairs
  • Judicial Affairs
  • Academic Facilities Utilization
  • New Faculty Orientation
  • Fall Planning Week
  • Risk Assessment

Dr. Patrick McHenry

Interim Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Richards Hall, 308
706-507-8941
james_mchenry@columbusstate.edu
Fax: 706-569-3168

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Academic Accreditation/SACSCOC
  • Academic Center for Excellence
  • First Year Experience
  • Core Curriculum
  • Annual Program Review
  • Comprehensive Program Review
  • Quality Enhancement Plan & Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

Dr. Ellen Roberts

Associate Provost for Graduate Education and Distance Learning,
Director of the Graduate School
Richards Hall, 315
706-507-8503
roberts_ellen@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Graduate Education
  • Distance Education
  • Promotion and Tenure Policies and Procedures
  • Institutional Review Board
  • Social Research Center
  • University Grants

Dr. Glenn Stokes

Interim Associate Provost 
for Faculty and Judicial Affair
Richards Hall, 317 
706-507-8965
stokes_glenn@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Faculty/Student Judicial Affairs
  • Faculty Evaluations
  • Promotion and Tenure Policies and Procedures
  • Faculty Awards
  • Faculty Handbook
  • Academic Affairs Planning Calender
  • Course Evaluation System
  • Campus Policy Coordination

Ms. Amber Dees

State Authorization and Academic Compliance Coordinator
Richards Hall, 313
706-507-8634
dees_amber@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • State Authorizations
  • Southern Region Education Board (SREB) Electronic Campus
  • Institutional Review Board Coordinator
  • Dr. Gregory P. Domin Graduate Conference

Ms. Rubytean Evans

Executive Assistant
Richards Hall, 302
706-507-8960
Fax: 706-569-3168
evans_rubytean@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Exec. Admin. Assistant for the Provost/VPAA's office
  • Processes all new Full-Time and Part-Time faculty (909#'s, Banner & the ADP/MFE program)
  • Schedule & Reserve the VPAA's RICH 3rd floor Conference Room
  • Works with processing Promotion and Tenure materials
  • Enters Conflict Management cases in the Maxient program
  • Answers and directs questions to appropriate personnel
  • Other duties as assigned daily

Dr. Susan Hrach

Director of the Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning
Tucker Hall 115
706-507-8265
hrach_susan@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Programs for Enhancing Teaching and Learning
  • Support for Scholarly and Creative Work
  • Resources for Professional Development
  • Promotion of Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Fulbright Liaison

Dr. Barbara Hunt

Project Manager
Woodall Hall, 155
706-565-4056
Fax: 706-568-2334
hunt_barbara@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Complete College

Dr. Kimberly McElveen

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Assessment
Richards Hall, 301
706-507-8960
mcelveen_kimberly@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Data Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Assessment
  • External Data Requests
  • Student Course Evaluations

Mr. Terry Moshier

Faculty Affairs Budget and Operations Manager
Richards Hall, 303
706-507-8961
Fax: 706-569-3168
moshier_terry@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Financial manager for the Office of the Provost
  • Financial support for all academic departments
  • Review and approve expenditures (travel, purchasing, Foundation expenses, etc)
  • Monitor departmental budgets and Foundation accounts
  • Ensure adherence to financial policies and procedures
  • Faculty and Administrator Contracts

Ms. Lisa Shaw

Director of ACE
Schuster, 214
706-507-8787
Fax: 706-507-8786
shaw_lisa@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Military Outreach
  • Academic Advising
  • Tutorial Services
  • Adult Re-Entry
  • Early College

Dr. Sri Sitharaman

Director of Institutional Research
Richards Hall, 309
706-507-8963
Fax: 706-569-3168
sri@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Director of Institutional Research
  • Data integrity
  • Data analysis
  • Institutional Effectiveness
  • Special projects

Dr. Carl F. Wallman

(part-time)
Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Richards Hall, 3rd Floor
706-507-8231
Fax: 706-569-3168
wallman_carl@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Mr. Michael Wetherholt

Manager of the Office of Sponsored Programs
Richards Hall, 225
706-507-8949
Fax: 706-569-3098
wetherholt_michael@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Assists faculty and professional staff with external funding pursuits
  • Responsible for overseeing pre and post award activities
  • Searches for appropriate funding opportunities and
    assists in the development of ideas
  • Develops budgets and completes appropriate application forms
  • Supports research activities
  • Manages security program for classified work
  • Develops grant narratives and edits faculty and staff proposals as requested
  • Works with community partners to promote the institutional mission
  • Promotes collaborative projects domestic and international
  • Trains individuals in grant proposal writing techniques

Ms. Pat Williams

Senior Executive Assistant
Richards Hall, 304
706-507-8951
Fax: 706-569-3168
williams_pat@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Senior Executive Assistant to the Provost/Office of Academic Affairs
  • Provide administrative assistance as required
  • Maintain calendars/conference room schedules
  • Other duties as assigned

Ms. Susan Wirt

Executive Director, Continuing Education
Tuner Center, 104
706-507-8463
wirt_susan@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Continuing Education
  • Testing Center
  • English Language Institute
  • Rankin Arts Photography Center
  • CSU Dance Conservatory
  • Rankin Gardens and Atrium
  • Activ8 Summer Camps
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