Office of the Provost

Provost's Office Staff

Office of the Provost

Richard Brettell

Vice Provost

PhD, Yale University, 1977

John J. Wiorkowski

Vice Provost
Institutional Reporting

PhD, University of Chicago, 1972

Jessica C. Murphy

Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education
Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) Co-Director

PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2009

Varghese S. Jacob

Dean of Graduate Studies (Interim)

PhD, Purdue University, 1986

Heather Burge

Assistant Provost

Blair A. Flicker

Assistant Provost

MBA, University of Texas at Dallas, 2012

Arnold Duenes

Administrative Project Coordinator III

BSEET, DeVry University, 1991

Vicki Allison Carlisle

Administrative Project Coordinator II

Jill Cohn

Administrative Assistant III

BBA, University of Texas at Arlington, 1987

Cerise Gideon Hawker

Administrative Assistant I

BA, University of North Texas, 2016

Josh Weatherly

Accountant II

BS, University of Texas at Dallas, 2012

Alejandro Lazos

Accountant I

BS, University of Texas at Dallas, 2016

Alexander "Web" Pierce

Director of Academic Data Services

BBA, Texas A&M University, 2008

Academic Programs and Planning

Paul F. Diehl

Associate Provost

PhD, The University of Michigan, 1983

Margaret Fair

Program Coordinator

PhD, University of North Texas, 1995

Edward J. Harpham

Associate Provost and Dean of Honors College
Archer Center, Collegium V, Honors College, Terry Scholars

PhD, Cornell University, 1980

Karen Huxtable

Associate Director, Center for Teaching and Learning; Senior Lecturer III, School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

PhD, The Ohio State University, 1995

Abby R. Kratz

Associate Provost

EdD, Texas A&M Corpus Christi, 2005

Christina McGowan

Administrative Project Coordinator I

BS, Southwest Missouri State University, 2000

Beverly B. Reed

Administrative Assistant II

BS, University of Southern Mississippi

Michael B. Seeligson

Assistant Provost

JD, University of Virginia, 2009

Programs, Accreditation, and Assessment

Serenity Rose King

Assistant Provost for Policy and Program Coordination and SACSCOC Liaison
UT System and THECB liaison, New programs, SACSCOC accreditation, Assessment

MA, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2006

Gloria Shenoy

Director of Assessment
Academic and non-academic assessment

PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013

Michele Lockhart

Director of Programs and Accreditation

PhD, Texas Woman’s University, 2010

Mary Jo Venetis

SACSCOC accreditation, Substantive Change Policy

PhD, University of North Texas, 2008

Michael Carriaga

Academic, General Education, and QEP assessment; International dual degree programs

PhD, University of Texas at Dallas, 2013

Melissa Ray

Assistant Director of Assessment

PhD, The Pennsylvania State University, 2013

J.D. Thomas

Orbit Director

PhD, Rutgers University, 2015

Vy Trang

Administrative Associate

MBA, University of Texas at Dallas, 2009

Web Applications and Technology

Simon A. Kane

Assistant Provost

MFA, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2010

Robert Leeper

Web Coordinator
Designer, Website Management

BBS, Hardin-Simmons University, 2005

Ramona Metcalf

Web Specialist
Website Management

MLS, Texas Woman's University, 2005

Rosa L. Thompson

Administrative Assistant II
Course Evaluations, Faculty Records

BA, University of Virginia, 1988

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