As Acting Associate Provost, Kecia Thompson reports directly to the Provost. The Acting Associate Provost and Dean of University College performs two basic functions.
As Acting Associate Provost, she oversees undergraduate education, plans and implements new undergraduate programs, engages in short- and long-range planning and programming for undergraduate education, and represents Academic Affairs in university-wide undergraduate curriculum matters. Direct reports include the Executive Director of the Rinker Center for International Programs, Director of Educational Excellence, Director of Intensive English Institute, Director of Research and Academic Effectiveness, and Director of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies.
As Dean of University College, she oversees all units of University College, engages in short- and long-range planning for the college, and acts as the college’s fiscal agent. Direct reports include the Executive Director of Academic Services and Associate Dean of University College; Program Director of Writing Proficiency; and Executive Director of Student Athlete Support Services.