The Provost Office is located in Room 415 of the Charles W. Donaldson Student Services Center.

Office: 501.569.3204

Hours: Monday – Friday • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Zulma Toro-Ramos, Ph.D.

Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs 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


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

Suzanne McCalister

Suzanne McCalister

Institutional Assistant

Responsible for Assisting the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Suzanne McCalister 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

Lauren Russ

Donna L. Shelton, M.A.

Academic Editor and Web Manager

Responsible for web pages and all official publications of the Office of the Provost.

Donna Shelton Email