Kecia Thompson is charged with overseeing undergraduate education at Ball State and leading all units of University College .

Kecia Thompson completed her Ph.D. in English from the University of Tennessee and joined Ball State in 1998.  Dr. Thompson served as Assistant Chair and Chair of the Department of English from 2004-2008, and Associate Dean of the College of Sciences and Humanities from 2008-2016.  On June 1, 2016, she became Assistant Provost and currently holds the title of Acting Associate Provost and Dean of University College.