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Provost Administrative Leadership and Areas of Oversight

Name Position         Areas of Oversight or Responsibility 
Berit Gundersen Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • Faculty campus climate
  • Support new faculty orientation, promotions and tenure process
  • Support faculty development
  • Support Faculty Diversity
Cyd Jenefsky Vice Provost for Strategy and Educational Effectiveness
  • Academic strategic planning
  • New program development and program changes
  • Processes for evaluating quality of academic programs
  • WASC accreditation
  • Provost Office liaison to Academic Affairs Committee
Jim Uchizono Associate Provost for Research
  • Research compliance (animal use and human subjects) and research guidelines
  • Grants and contracts
  • Promote faculty and student research
Carrie Darnall Assistant Provost for Resource Management
  • Financial analysis for short and long term planning
  • Coordination and preparation of Annual Strategic Budget Priorities
  • Support and provide direction to unit budget managers/deans on financial & budget resources
Joan Lin-Cereghino Assistant Provost for Diversity
  • Recruit/ retain and develop diverse faculty
  • University academic diversity requirement
  • Support for Gender Studies, Ethnic Studies, and Latin American Studies programs
  • Campus climate for faculty
Jared Gaynor

Chief of Staff to the Provost

  • Office of the Provost Staff
  • Academic Administrative Policy
  • State Authorization and Compliance