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Administrative Staff

This page provides a more complete view of the various duties and responsibilities of the administrative staff for the Office of the Provost.


Office of the Provost

Central Administration

Angie Cross
Administrative Coordinator for the Provost


Angie serves as the internal and external point of contact for all requests of the provost, coordinates administrative workflow for the executive office, manages the provost’s calendar, assists and organizes provost-sponsored meetings, and coordinates nominations/selection process for faculty awards.

Heather Cockrum
Events Coordinator for the Provost


Heather serves as the coordinator for provost-sponsored events and the project manager for internal office initiatives.


Divisions of Academic Affairs and Student Success

Caitlin Deaver
Assistant to Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Vice Provost for Student Success


Caitlin serves as the initial point of contact for all requests of the vice provosts for academic affairs and student success, facilitates academic program reviews and mid-cycle reviews, and supports various committees and activities within academic affairs and student success.


Enrollment Management

Elizabeth Tampas-Dixon
Administrative Coordinator for Vice Provost Kari Alldredge


Elizabeth serves as the point of contact for all requests of the vice provost for enrollment management, coordinates administrative workflow for the vice provost, and assists with the vice provost calendar and scheduling.


Faculty Affairs

 

Jenn Edwards
Administrative Specialist II


Jenn serves as the internal and external point of contact for scheduling for the vice provost for faculty affairs, and assists the Faculty Affairs team with faculty employment action processes.


Global Engagement

Amy Gregory
Administrative Coordinator for Vice Provost Neisler


Amy serves as the point of contact for all requests of the vice provost for international affairs, manages the vice provost’s calendars and compiles meeting agendas, and coordinates internal strategic development initiatives.


The Graduate School

Millie Cheatham
Administrative Coordinator to Vice Provost and Dean Dixie Thompson


Millie serves as the point of contact for all requests of the vice provost and dean, coordinates administrative workflow, serves as the office manager for the Graduate School, and coordinates Graduate School sponsored programs and events.


Finance & Administration

Michael Bookmyer
Director of Academic Finance


Michael provides oversight of the provost academic budget and executive human resource function, supervises finance and administration staff, develops and reviews provost business process and policy, and conducts financial planning and analysis.

Karen West
Business Manager, Academic Affairs


Karen manages the day to day operations of the provost office budget, oversees the financial and human resources operations of academic affairs units, and develops, implements, and manages department E&G and restricted budgets.

Virginia Garner
Business Manager, Faculty Affairs & Center for Global Engagement


Virginia manages the day to day operations of the provost office budget, oversees the financial and human resources operations of her dedicated units, and develops, implements, and manages department E&G and restricted budgets.

Connie Beatty
Administrative Support Assistant


Connie manages chancellor’s, provost’s, vice chancellors’, and vice provosts’ guest traffic and phone calls, and provides administrative support to the Provost’s Office.