The Associate Provosts/Deans
TThe Office of the Provost is divided into several major functional areas, with an associate provost leading the initiatives of each. More complete descriptions of individual areas of responsibility are available in the Department Chairs Guide.
Associate Provost and Dean of Arts and Humanities
Micah J Maatman, Associate Professor of Theatre and Dance
Micah Maatman is the dean of arts and humanities. In this capacity, he oversees the divisions of Fine Arts and Humanities, various connected interdisciplinary programs, and the Writing Center. Maatman serves on several campus committees including: Academic Operations Committee (AOC), and Academic Technology Committee (ATC).
Associate Provost and Dean of General Education
Eric Dugdale, Professor of Classics
Eric Dugdale is the dean of general education. His primary responsibilities include oversight of assessment, fellowships, First Term Seminar, January IEX, Three Crowns Curriculum, and Writing Across the Curriculum. Dugdale serves on several campus committees including: Committee for the Assessment of Student Learning (CASL), Course Approval Subcommittee (CAPSUB), Curriculum Committee, General Education Subcommittee (GENSUB), Global Engagement Committee (GEC), and the January Term Advisory Committee.
Associate Provost and Dean of Sciences and Education
Brenda S. Kelly, Associate Professor of Chemistry
Brenda Kelly is the dean of sciences and education. In this capacity, she oversees the divisions of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Social Sciences, Education, and the various connected interdisciplinary programs. Her major responsibilities include expanding opportunities for and participation in faculty and student scholarship and research, student academic and conduct support, and furthering campus conversation on issues related to diversity. Kelly serves on several campus committees including: Faculty Committee on Student Life (FCSL), and Faculty Development Committee (FDC).