Office of Academic Affairs
Led by the Provost and Vice Chancellor, the Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for the planning, development, implementation, administration, and evaluation of the University’s programs in instruction, research, and public service. The Office works closely with the Deans of the Colleges and the Graduate School and has responsibility for making final recommendations to the Chancellor, the Board of Trustees, and the Board of Governors concerning the establishment of new academic programs and the appointment, promotion, tenure, and salaries of faculty. The Office also facilitates academic policies, procedures, and standards for both students and faculty, as well as publishing both the Undergraduate and Graduate Catalogs.
Meet The Provost
Dr. Jennifer Troyer is the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. Dr. Troyer is also Professor of Economics in the Belk College of Business. Since joining the University over 20 years ago, Dr. Troyer has served as Dean of the Belk College, Chair of the Department of Economics, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Programs, the Interim Dean of the College of Health and Human Services, and Interim Dean of the Belk College of Business. As a Professor, she has taught numerous courses in health economics and econometrics, and she has conducted policy-relevant research on the quality of U.S. nursing homes, the cost-effectiveness of medical interventions, and strategic behavior in the pharmaceutical industry. Her research has earned several awards and been funded by the National Institutes of Health.
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Check out a few of the many awards that are bestowed upon our faculty for their achievements.
Read the latest news from the Division of Academic Affairs, including messages from the Provost and the weekly news digest.