Welcome to the Office of the Provost

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The Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer for Tarleton State University, providing leadership for all of Tarleton’s academic enterprises including each school, college, research center, and institute. The Provost oversees the quality of instructional programs and research through collaborative work with the president, deans, department chairs, faculty, regents and others. The Provost provides academic vision and leadership while promoting, and supporting, excellence in teaching, learning, and research. The Provost along with deans, departmental chairs, and other Vice Presidents, address issues such as effective planning, good management, and program reviews. Additionally, the Provost is responsible for overseeing academic and budgetary planning and priorities.

Together with the academic deans, the Provost helps ensure the quality of the faculty by administering and monitoring procedures and criteria for faculty appointments and promotions, working conditions, and tenure. The Provost works to ensure the quality of student learning by overseeing the curriculum and encouraging transformative learning experiences in undergraduate and graduate education. In addition, the Provost coordinates recruiting and admissions for undergraduate and graduate programs.

Sincerely,

Dr. Diane M. Stearns

Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Provost Council

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DR. DIANE STEARNS

PROVOST AND EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254) 968-9992

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DR. AIMEE SHOUSE

ASSOCIATE PROVOST AND ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR CURRICULUM, ASSESSMENT & FACULTY AFFAIRS AND DEAN OF FACULTY

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254)968-9598

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DR. KELLI STYRON

INTERIM ASSOCIATE PROVOST AND ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT ACADEMIC SUCCESS & ACHIEVEMENT

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254) 968-9103

Deans’ Council

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DR. DIANE STEARNS

PROVOST AND EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254) 968-9992

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DR. AIMEE SHOUSE

ASSOCIATE PROVOST AND ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR CURRICULUM, ASSESSMENT & FACULTY AFFAIRS AND DEAN OF FACULTY

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254)968-9598

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DR. KELLI STYRON

INTERIM ASSOCIATE PROVOST AND ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR STUDENT ACADEMIC SUCCESS & ACHIEVEMENT

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254) 968-9103

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DR. KIM RYNEARSON

DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION AND HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Email: [email protected]
Phone:(254) 968-9916

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DR. CHRIS SHAO

DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF BUSINESS

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254)968-1944

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DR. RAMONA PARKER

EXECUTIVE DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF HEALTH SCIENCES

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254) 968-1694

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DR. RAFAEL LANDAETA

DEAN OF THE MAYFIELD COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254)459-5601

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DR. ERIC MORROW

DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF LIBERAL AND FINE ARTS

Email: [email protected]
Phone:(254) 968-9141

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DR. BARRY LAMBERT

DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND NATURAL RESOURCES

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254) 968-9227

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DR. MICHAEL HUGGINS

DEAN OF THE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254)968-9713

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DR. NATHAN HELLER

ASSOCIATE VICE PRESIDENT FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND ACTING DEAN FOR THE COLLEGE OF GRADUATE AND VIRTUAL STUDIES

Email:[email protected]
Phone:(254)968-9420

Colleges & Schools

Tarleton State University has six academic colleges and four schools that aim to create an outstanding learning atmosphere for students and faculty alike. Check out our colleges and the academic excellence they have to offer.