Office of the Provost

Provost's Office Staff

Office of the Provost

Richard Brettell

Associate 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

Juan E. González

Associate Provost and Dean of Graduate Education

PhD, University of California, Los Angeles, 1991

Francesca M. Filbey

Associate Provost

PhD, University of London, 2002

Mehrdad Nourani

Associate Provost

PhD, Case Western Reserve University, 1994

Stephen Spiro

Associate Provost

PhD, The University of Sheffield, 1988

Heather Burge

Assistant Provost

Blair A. Flicker

Assistant Provost

MBA, The 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

Assistant to the Provost

BBA, University of Texas at Arlington, 1987

Cerise Gideon Hawker

Administrative Assistant I

BA, University of North Texas, 2016

Cyndi Haynes

Administrative Assistant II

Alejandro "Alex" Lazos

Business Administrator

BS, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2016

Alexander "Web" Pierce

Director of Academic Data Services

BBA, Texas A&M University, 2008

Nicole Harrington

Business Manager

MPA, The University of Texas at Dallas, 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

Associate 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

Director
SACSCOC accreditation, Substantive Change Policy

PhD, University of North Texas, 2008

Michael Carriaga

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

PhD, The University of Texas at Dallas, 2013

Melissa Ray

Director of Administrative Assessment

PhD, The Pennsylvania State University, 2013

J.D. Thomas

Orbit Director

PhD, Rutgers University, 2015

Vy Trang

Administrative Associate

MBA, The 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