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Administrative Leadership and Areas of Oversight

The Provost Administrative Leadership is a senior administrative body that supports and advises the Provost regarding implementation of academic initiatives, strategies, and goals to promote academic excellence and vitality in teaching, learning and scholarship. 

The current charge of the Provost Administrative Leadership may be found HERE.

Name Position         Areas of Oversight or Responsibility 
Elisa Anders Associate Provost
  • Institutional & Academic Planning Support
  • CRM Services for Student Success
  • Registrar/Summer Session
Carrie Darnall Associate Provost for Resource Management
  • Financial Analysis for Short and Long Term Planning
  • Management and Oversight of Divisional Resources
Jared Gaynor Chief of Staff to the Provost
  • Academic Administrative Policies
  • Contracts and Agreements
  • Analyses and Reports
Berit Gundersen Vice Provost, Academic Incubator
  • Support of new academic program development
Cyd Jenefsky Vice Provost for Educational Effectiveness
  • Assessment and Academic Program Review
  • WASC/Accreditation Liaison Officer
Joan Lin-Cereghino Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
  • New Faculty Orientation, Promotions & Tenure
  • Faculty Development and Campus Climate
  • Faculty Diversity & Inclusivity
Mike Rogers Associate Provost for Institutional Research & Decision Support
  • Institutional Research & Reporting
  • Decision Support
Edie Sparks Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
  • UG Student Success and Support Services
  • General Education Program
  • Integration of Academic and Co-curricular Activities
Jim Uchizono Associate Provost for Research
  • Research Guidelines and Compliance (animal use and human subjects)
  • Grants and Contracts
  • Support of Faculty and Student Research