Staff

The Provost Office is located in the Student Services Center, Room 415, 501 569-3204.

Hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.



Zulma Toro-Ramos, Ph.D.

Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
Responsible for all Academic Issues

Zulma Toro Email


Christina Drale, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Faculty Relations & Administration

Responsible for personnel and budget issues, academic space allocation, student academic grievances, faculty and chair development

Christina Drale Email


Karen Wheeler, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Programs & Institutional Effectiveness

Responsible for Diversity, Assessment, and Policy Issues

Karen Wheeler Email


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Sherry Rankins-Robertson, Ph.D.

Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success and Online Education

Responsible for Oversight of Student Success and Online Education

Sherry Rankins-Robertson Email


Shirley Clardy

Shirley Clardy

Institutional Assistant

Responsible for Assisting the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Shirley Clardy Email


Marita McNair

Marita McNair

Administrative Specialist III

Receptionist for the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Marita McNair Email


Kathy Oliverio

Kathy Oliverio, M.A.

Academic Editor / Military Ombudsman

Responsible for All Academic Websites, Academic Catalogs, Military Transcript Articulation

Kathy Oliverio Email


Karen Roberson, M.S.

Program Coordinator

Responsible for Accounting for Academic Affairs

Karen Roberson Email


Lauren Russ

Lauren Russ, M.Ed.

Research Assistant

Responsible for curriculum and program change processing, new program proposals and program modifications, program reviews, and faculty senate assistance

Lauren Russ Email