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Office of the Provost Staff

Paul H. Benson, Ph.D.
Provost and Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs

Amy Anderson, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Global and Intercultural Affairs

Deborah J. Bickford, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Learning Initiatives and Director, Ryan C. Harris Learning Teaching Center 

Michelle C. Pautz, Ph.D.
Assistant Provost for the Common Academic Program (CAP) 

Carolyn Roecker Phelps, Ph.D.
Associate Provost for Faculty and Administrative Affairs

Thomas D. Skill, Ph.D.
Associate Provost and Chief Information Officer 

Paul M. Vanderburgh, Ed.D.
Associate Provost for Graduate Academic Affairs 

Weiping Wang, Ph.D.
Associate Provost and Dean of the China Institute

Administrative Staff 

Amy Askren
Faculty Hiring Manager

Elise Bernal
Institutional Researcher for Academics

Jane Koester
Senior Administrative Assistant

Michael Krug
Director of Budgets and Operations for Academic Affairs

Margaret Lisjak
Executive Assistant to the Provost

Andrea Meyer Wade
Academic Event Coordinator


Office of the Provost

St. Mary's Hall
300 College Park
Dayton, Ohio 45469 - 1634