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

Dr. Deborah Bordelon

Richards Hall, 305
Fax: 706-569-3168

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
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

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

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

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
Fax: 706-569-3168

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

Ms. Suzy Gunnels

Senior Executive Assistant
Richards Hall, 304
Fax: 706-569-3168

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

Dr. Susan Hrach

Director of the Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning
Tucker Hall 115

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
Fax: 706-568-2334

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Complete College

Dr. Kimberly McElveen

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Assessment
Richards Hall, 301

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
Fax: 706-569-3168

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
Fax: 706-507-8786

Tasks and Responsibilities:

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

Dr. Sri Sitharaman

Director of Institutional Research
Richards Hall, 309
Fax: 706-569-3168

Tasks and Responsibilities:

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

Dr. Carl F. Wallman

Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Richards Hall, 3rd Floor
Fax: 706-569-3168

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Mr. Michael Wetherholt

Manager of the Office of Sponsored Programs
Richards Hall, 225
Fax: 706-569-3098

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. Susan Wirt

Executive Director, Continuing Education
Tuner Center, 104

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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