The Office of the Provost leadership team engages the university community and beyond to grow UC’s mission and lead urban public universities into a new era of innovation and impact. The leadership team establishes priorities and implements innovative programs and policies to support   student success and advance the academic pedagogy provided by our faculty.  Our mission is guided by our values of inclusion, innovation and impact.

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Jessica Donovan

Assistant Vice Provost, Integrated Planning and Project Development

Van Wormer Hall - 310


Key responsibilities are: Space and Integrated Planning, Strategic Sizing, JobsOhio, Next Lives Here strategic direction

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Michelle Clare

Vice Provost for Continuing Education, Dean, College of Cooperative Education and Professional Studies

University Pavilion


Key responsibilities are: Cooperative Education, Experiential Leaning, Continuing & Professional Education, Corporate/Non-Profit Partnerships

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Karen Goodwin

Vice Provost, Business Operations

University Pavilion - 650


Key responsibilities are: Academic Business Operations, Strategic Hiring Planning and Problem Solving, Pilot Programs and Funding, College and Unit Business Operations (planning, monitoring and problem-solving)

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Lori Griffin

Senior Director, Provost Administrative Affairs

University Pavilion- 650

513- 556-4311

Key responsibilities are: Office of the Provost Operations, (including calendar management and coordination of meetings, events, speaking engagements), Document Preparation and Coordination for Board of Trustees' Meetings, Provost Liaison

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Adrian Hall

Associate Vice Provost, Accreditation and Curricular Operations

Van Wormer Hall - 310

(513) 556-4388

Key responsibilities are: HLC Accreditation Liaison Officer, Curricular Operations (including eCurriculum), Reserving enrollment capacity in first-year courses, ODHE communications related to articulation and transfer, Co-convener of Associate Deans

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Keisha Love

Vice Provost for Academic Affairs

University Pavilion - 650


Key responsibilities are: Undergraduate Academic Affairs (program, certificate and course approvals and grievances), Diversity Equity & Inclusion, Faculty Recruitment Retention & Advancement, Faculty Enrichment Center, Leadership Training

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Raj Mehta

Vice Provost for International Affairs, Director of UC Honors

Edwards 1


Key responsibilities are: UC International, University Honors Program, Nationally Competitive Awards, PLME Awards

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Nicole Mayo

Vice Provost for Student Affairs

Steger Student Life Center


Key responsibilities are: Student Advocacy & Support, Student Belonging and Inclusion, Student Engagement & Celebrations, Student Well-Being

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Jack Miner

Vice Provost for Enrollment Management

University Pavilion - 350


Key responsibilities are: UC's Enrollment Strategy, Bearcat Promise, CPS Strong, Student Admission and Financial Aid Issues, Student Registration and Curricular Issues

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Michele Ralston

Senior Director, Communications

Van Wormer Hall - 330


Key responsibilities are: Strategic Communications, Crisis Communications, Office of the Provost Digital Communications (intranet and websites), Office of the Provost Organizational Communications (announcements, newsletters, speeches, talking points

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Matt Serra

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Academic Personnel

University Pavilion - 650


Key responsibilities are: Faculty and Academic Personnel Employee Relations, Faculty RPT, Collective Bargaining, Shared Governance, Academic Policies

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Bryan Smith

Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs

Langsam Library


Key responsibilities are: Center for Enhancement of Teaching and Learning, Learning Commons, Institute for Postsecondary Learning Research, New Course an GenEd Reviews, Micro-credentialing

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Julie Thalman, MBA

Vice Provost for UC Online

Edwards I


Key responsibilities: Day-to-day operations of UC Online including new online program development, enrollment services and marketing.

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Susana Luzuriaga Voight

Acting Vice Provost for Academic Analytics

Van Wormer Hall - 210


Key responsibilities are: Academic Data Analysis, Academic Data Strategy, Academic Data Governance, Academic Data Reporting (to drive planning and decision making), Institutional Data Reporting for Federal and State Requirements

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Rose Marie Ward

Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate College

Van Wormer Hall - 210


Key responsibilities are: Graduate Academic Affairs (program review and approvals, policies, grievances), Graduate Faculty Standing, Graduate Council, Graduate Education ODHE Communication, Graduate Education Community Building