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Provost's Staff Directory

NAME TITLE
Nancy L. MerglerSenior Vice President and Provost
Kyle HarperSenior Vice Provost
Joyce AllmanAssociate Provost, Academic Advising Oversight
Doug Elmore Associate Provost
Gregory M. HeiserAssociate Provost and Director, Academic Integrity Systems
Michele Eodice
Associate Provost for Academic Engagement
Susannah Livingood
Associate Provost and Director of Institutional Research and Reporting
Mark Morvant
Executive Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
Cindy CashDirector, Academic Personnel Records and Financial Operations
Robert Kelly Jr.Assistant to the Provost for Technology Initiatives
Mechelle GibsonAssistant to the Provost
Breea Clark
Associate Director, Academic Integrity Programs
Will SpainAssistant Director, Academic Integrity Programs

Nancy L. Mergler

SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT AND PROVOST
nmergler AT ou DOT edu

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  • Budget Planning and University Budget Council
  • Personnel Appointments and Freeze Exceptions
  • Program Review Oversight
  • Tenure, Promotion, Recruiting, Annual Evaluation, Post Tenure Reviews
  • Strategic Planning
  • Faculty Governance Issues/Faculty Senate
  • Liaison to all Provost Direct Units

 

Admissions, Registration, Academic Records, Bursar, and Financial Aid
Blankenship Chair
Carl Albert Center
Education Abroad and International Student Services
Faculty Senate
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art.
Geological Survey
Institutional Research and Reporting
Instructional Development
International Programs Center
Oklahoma Scholar Leadership Program
Omsbud Services
Project Threshold
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
University Press
World Literature Today
Writing Center

 

  • Provost's Advisory Committee on Women's Issues
  • Provost's Advisory Committee on Financial and Administrative Management
  • Provost's Advisory Committee on Academic Advising
  • Enrollment Management and Tuition Waiver Budgets

Kyle Harper

SENIOR VICE PROVOST
kyleharper AT ou DOT edu

 

  • New Academic Initiatives
  • President’s Task Force on Comprehensive Curriculum Review
  • Delivery Methods for First-year Classes
  • Liaison to the New Working Group on Digital Technology

Joyce Allman

ASSOCIATE PROVOST, ACADEMIC ADVISING OVERSIGHT
joyceallman AT ou DOT edu

 

  • Serves as liaison to Provost’s Advisory Committee on Academic Advising (PACAA)
  • Coordinates academic advising training and professional development
  • Reviews formulation, interpretation and evaluation of advising policies and procedures
  • Oversees professional adviser career advancement track
  • Coordinates annual advising awards
  • Oversees pre-professional advising
  • Coordinates annual graduation audit

Doug Elmore

ASSOCIATE PROVOST
delmore AT ou DOT edu

 

  • Academic Program Review
  • Provide advice to the Provost on academic, personnel and budget issues
  • Other miscellaneous projects

Gregory M. Heiser

ASSOCIATE PROVOST AND DIRECTOR, ACADEMIC INTEGRITY SYSTEMS

gheiser AT ou DOT edu

 

  • Legal Affairs/Research
  • Research Misconduct
  • Faculty Grievances and Complaints
  • Student Academic Misconduct, Appeals and Complaints
  • Liaison to President's Hotline
  • Faculty/Staff Immigration Issues

Michele Eodice

ASSOCIATE PROVOST FOR ACADEMIC ENGAGEMENT
meodice AT ou DOT edu

  • Director, Writing Center [http://write.ou.edu]
  • Director, Writing Across Campus Initiatives
  • Academic Engagement Group leader [http://ou.edu/ae]
  • Through Directors reporting: Expository Writing Program & Undergraduate Research
  • Provost’s Advisory Committee on General Education Oversight
  • Faculty writing support
  • Other projects as assigned

Susannah Livingood

ASSOCIATE PROVOST AND DIRECTOR, INSTITUTIONAL RESEARCH AND REPORTING

slivingood AT ou DOT edu

 

  • Institutional Research
  • Coordination of Questionnaires
  • Trend and ad hoc reporting on Academic Units
  • Publication of Fact Book (Profiles of the University of Oklahoma)
  • Budget Planning and Analysis
  • Enrollment Management and Analysis
  • Faculty Data Analysis
  • Assessment Reporting
  • Program Review (data analysis)
  • Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education Unitized Data System
  • Summer Session Budget
  • Supervision of IRR Staff

Mark Morvant

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR TEACHING EXCELLENCE

mmorvant AT ou DOT edu

Learn more about Dr. Morvant

 

Cindy Cash

DIRECTOR, ACADEMIC PERSONNEL RECORDS AND FINANCIAL OPERATIONS

ccash AT ou DOT edu

  • Management of Personnel Policies & Budget Implementation
  • Management of Faculty Files & Scanninng Operations
  • Liaison to Provost's Advisory Committee on Financial & Administrative Management
  • Manage Procedures for Personnel Action Forms
  • Budget Revisions
  • Budget Worksheets, Salary Changes
  • Tracking Faculty Recruitment
  • Preparation of Faculty Offer Letters
  • Tracking Tenure/Promotion Recommendations
  • Special Pay Requests
  • Tracking Overload / Extra-Compensation Payments
  • Summer Session
  • Endowed Chair Accounts
  • Supervision Personnel Records Staff

Robert Kelly Jr.

Assistant to the Provost for Technology Initiatives
rkelly AT ou DOT edu

  • Academic Liaison for Technology
  • Advisor to the Provost on Academic-related Technology Issues
  • Computer Networking and Technology Fees
  • Content Management and Web Development
  • Developer and Facilitator: Online Tenure and Promotion System
  • Database Administration
  • Facilitator: Responsive Online Faculty Handbook
  • Management of Networking/Hardware/Software systems for Provost's Office, Institutional Research & Reporting and Academic Personnel and Budget Records
  • Research and Writing (Reports & Correspondence)
  • Serve through regular attendance on the following standing and ad hoc committees, councils :
        ADA Awareness Committee
        Campus Information Technology Leaders, Chair
        Information Technology Council
        OU-NC Dean’s
        OU-NC Dean’s Council
        Provost’s Advisory Committee for Classrooms
        Provost’s Advisory Staff
  • Supervision Graduate Research Assistant
  • Technology Procurement

    Linkedin professional profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/robertdkelly

Mechelle Gibson

Administrator II - Assistant to the Provost
mgibson AT ou DOT edu

 

  • Staff Support to Vice Provost on fee changes, course and program changes
  • Policy review and development of Faculty Handbook
  • Coordinate OU Regents agenda items
  • Academic space allocation and review
  • Coordinate and Liaison to Awards and Honors Committees:

                  Academic Advising Award

                  Ann Corbett Student Services Award

                  Faculty Awards and Honors

                  Graduate Teaching Assistant/PhD. Dissertation Awards

                  Honorary Degrees

                  Jennifer Wise Good Stewardship Award

                  OU Foundation Excellence in Teaching Award

                  Presidential Professorships

  • Research and writing (reports & correspondence)
  • Faculty evaluations
  • Committees and Councils
  • New Sooner Convocation
  • Coordinate Endowed Chairs and Professorships Database Updates
  • Provost Professional Development Workshops
  • Oversight of Start-up, E&G, Auxiliary, Foundation and other University Funds
  • Supervision of Provost Front Office Staff

Breea Clark

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, ACADEMIC INTEGRITY SYSTEMS
breea AT ou DOT edu

 

  • Academic Integrity System
  • Student Issue Resolution

Will Spain

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR, ACADEMIC INTEGRITY PROGRAMS
wcs AT ou DOT edu

 

  • Academic Integrity System
  • Student Issue Resolution