Office Directory

Executive Team

Dr. Jennifer Troyer
Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

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.

Leslie Zenk
Associate Provost and Chief of Staff
Shannon Homesley
Executive Assistant to the Provost
Kathy Hunter
Executive Assistant to the Senior Associate Provost

Office of the Provost

PJ Frick
Catalog Editor

Contact me about:

  • Undergraduate Catalog
  • Graduate Catalog
  • Curriculum Review
Jen Knight
Program Coordinator & Web Content Manager

Contact me about:

  • Faculty Awards
  • Student Success Working Group
  • Commencement – Student Marshals
  • Office of the Provost/Office of Academic Affairs website
Donia Schauble
Director of Academic and Research Space

Michelle Srubar Howell
Academic Facilities Operations Coordinator

Vacant
Administrative Support Specialist
Cato 210W2
Matthew Wyse
Faculty Governance Assistant

Contact me about:

  • Curriculog
  • Faculty Governance
  • Curriculum Review

Academic Budget

Holly Durham
Associate Provost for Academic Budget
Joe Rick
Director of Academic Budget

Contact me about:

  • Budget transfers (all fund types; permanent and one-time; summer receipts)
  • Budget planning and modeling
  • Budget policy and procedures guidance (allowable uses, all funds)
  • Faculty startups – commitments made
  • ​Fee requests process (all categories; new and existing)
  • NinerWorks faculty special pays (full-time only)
  • Lapse salary reports (EHRA, SHRA)
  • Financial Transaction Request (FTR) approvals
  • Faculty Research Grants (FRG) budgets and fund set-ups
  • SHRA lapsed salary requests
Sam Stewart
Assistant Director of Academic Budget

Contact me about:

  • NinerWorks faculty special pays (full-time only)
  • Archibus approvals
  • eGA approvals
  • Tuition waiver requests
  • SHRA lapsed salary requests
  • Chartwell requests
Vacant
Budget Support Specialist
Vacant
Business Systems and Reporting Analyst
Danny Zeidan
Special Projects Assistant

Contact me about:

  • Ad hoc projects
  • Administrative matters for Associate Provost for Academic Budget
  • Research maintenance contracts
  • Malibu support
  • Budget and Personnel webpages
  • Business Officers Meetings, Deadlines Workbook, and Toolkit
  • New Administrator Orientation

Academic Personnel

Maxwell Awando
Director of Academic Affairs Human Resources
Tangia Betterson
Business Officer

Contact me about:

  • Business Officer Toolkit inquiries
  • Division-wide business operations management support
  • Dual employment certification (CP-30) processing
  • Faculty hires as “unpaid”
  • Faculty out-of-state work requests
  • Faculty recruitment moving allowances
  • Personnel records management
Alicia Briscoe
Personnel Data and Reporting Analyst

Contact me about:

  • Report generation and analysis
  • Business systems and data management
  • System Office report and request production
  • Business Systems Records Management
  • College Profiles, Quarterly Spend, and Tableau Reports
  • Other reporting services (budget and faculty personnel)
  • Faculty list requests (annual and ad hoc events)
Franci Hamilton
University Program Specialist and Part-Time Faculty Coordinator

Contact me about:

  • Part-time faculty hiring procedures and policies (all terms)
  • Part-time faculty NinerTalent position postings
  • Part-time faculty NinerWorks and PD-7 payroll processing
  • 800# ID creation and activation
  • Faculty/Instructor “Role” access (Banner)
  • Transcript status (all faculty) – missing or contingent
  • SACS program verifications – “educational information”
  • AA-21 Forms – “Exception to Criteria for Accreditation”
Keisha Simms
Business Services Coordinator

Contact me about:

  • Faculty retirement and emeritus actions
  • Faculty resignations
  • Leave requests for faculty (Family Medical Leave, personal)
  • Faculty Reassignment of Duties requests
Vacant
HR Specialist
Cato 228

Contact me about:

  • Faculty recruitment review and approvals/Niner Talent
  • CUPA and UNC System Office faculty salary range data
  • Staff position modification/org change consults
  • Business Officer/Teams Training, Tools, etc.
David Keith Williams
Administrative Support Specialist

Contact me about:

  • Faculty Criminal Background Checks
  • Faculty education updates
  • Faculty teaching experience verification
  • Routing of personnel-related mail and forms, including those requiring division signature
  • Faculty Duty Station Attestations
  • Faculty personnel files