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Academic Affairs

Academic Affairs

The Staff of the Office of the Provost & the Vice President for Academic Affairs


Dr. Deborah Bordelon

Dr. Deborah Bordelon

Provost and Executive Vice President
Richards Hall, 305
706-507-8960
Fax: 706-569-3168
bordelon_deborah@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • International Affairs
  • Judicial Affairs
  • Academic Facilities Utilization
  • New Faculty Orientation
  • Fall Planning Week
  • Risk Assessment

Dr. Tina Butcher

Dr. Tina Butcher

Vice Provost
Richards Hall, 308
706-507-8960
Fax: 706-569-3168
butcher_tina@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Academic Accreditation/SACSCOC
  • Quality Enhancement Plan
  • Momentum Year Initiative

Dr. Patrick McHenry

Dr. Patrick McHenry

Interim Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education
Richards Hall, 308
706-507-8941
james_mchenry@columbusstate.edu
Fax: 706-569-3168

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Academic Center for Excellence
  • First Year Experience
  • Core Curriculum
  • Annual Program Review
  • Comprehensive Program Review
  • Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching and Learning

 


Dr. Ellen Roberts

Dr. Ellen Roberts

Associate Provost for Graduate Education and Distance Learning,
Director of the Graduate School
Richards Hall, 315
706-507-8503
roberts_ellen@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Graduate Education
  • Distance Education
  • Promotion and Tenure Policies and Procedures
  • Institutional Review Board
  • Social Research Center
  • University Grants

Dr. Glenn Stokes

TBD

Associate Provost/ Associate Vice President for Faculty Affairs and Academic Innovation
Richards Hall, 317
706-507-8965
TBD

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Faculty/Student Judicial Affairs
  • Faculty Evaluations
  • Promotion and Tenure Policies and Procedures
  • Faculty Awards
  • Faculty Handbook
  • Academic Affairs Planning Calender
  • Course Evaluation System
  • Campus Policy Coordination

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Ms. Amber Dees

State Authorization and Academic Compliance Coordinator
Richards Hall, 313
706-507-8634
dees_amber@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • State Authorizations
  • Southern Region Education Board (SREB) Electronic Campus
  • Institutional Review Board Coordinator
  • Dr. Gregory P. Domin Graduate Conference

Ms. Pat Williams

Ms. Suzy Gunnels

Executive Assistant
Richards Hall, 304
706-507-8951
Fax: 706-569-3168
gunnels_suzanne@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Executive Assistant to the Provost
  • Administrative assistance for the Office of Academic Affairs
  • Oversight of Academic Catalog
  • University Curriculum support
  • Maintain calendars and conference room schedules

Dr. Kimberly McElveen

Dr. Kimberly McElveen

Assistant Vice President for Institutional Assessment
Richards Hall, 301
706-507-8960
mcelveen_kimberly@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Data Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Assessment
  • External Data Requests

Mr.Terry Moshier

Mr. Terry Moshier

Faculty Affairs Budget and Operations Manager
Richards Hall, 303
706-507-8961
Fax: 706-569-3168
moshier_terry@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Financial manager for the Office of the Provost
  • Financial support for all academic departments
  • Review and approve expenditures (travel, purchasing, Foundation expenses, etc)
  • Monitor departmental budgets and Foundation accounts
  • Ensure adherence to financial policies and procedures
  • Faculty and Administrator Contracts

Sri Sitharaman

Dr. Sri Sitharaman

Associate Vice President for Institutional Research and Effectiveness
Richards Hall, 225A
706-507-8963
Fax: 706-569-3168
sri@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • IPEDS Keyholder
  • Data integrity
  • Data analysis
  • Institutional Effectiveness

Mrs. Lori Taylor

Mrs. Lori Taylor

Office Manager
Richards Hall, 302
706-507-8962
Fax: 706-569-3168
taylor_lori1@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Office Manager for the Provost/VPAA's staff
  • Processes all new Full-Time and Part-Time faculty (909#'s, Banner & the ADP/MFE program)
  • Schedule & Reserve the VPAA's RICH 3rd floor Conference Room
  • Works with processing Promotion and Tenure materials
  • Publication of committee minutes on CSU website
  • Answers and directs questions to appropriate personnel
  • Other duties as assigned daily

Dr. Wallman

Dr. Carl F. Wallman

(part-time)
Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs
Richards Hall, 3rd Floor
706-507-8231
Fax: 706-569-3168
wallman_carl@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:


Mr. Adrian Wade

Mr. Adrian Wade

Institutional Research Associate
Richards Hall,
706-507-8139
Fax: 706-569-3168
wade_adrian@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Student Course Evaluations

Dr. Susan Hrach

Dr. Susan Hrach

Director of the Faculty Center for the Enhancement of Teaching & Learning
Illges Hall 213
706-507-8265
hrach_susan@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Programs for Enhancing Teaching and Learning
  • Support for Scholarly and Creative Work
  • Resources for Professional Development
  • Promotion of Interdisciplinary Collaboration
  • Fulbright Liaison
  • Campus Champion
  • Open Educational Resources

Dr. Barbara Hunt

Dr. Barbara Hunt

Project Manager
Arnold Hall, 225
706-565-1205
Fax: 706-565-1230
hunt_barbara@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Complete College

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Ms. Lisa Shaw

Executive Director of Advising
Woodall Hall, Room 134
706-507-8787
Fax: 706-507-8786
shaw_lisa@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • CSU Advise- Academic Advising
  • BOOST - Child Care Subsidies for Juniors and Seniors
  • Dual Enrollment/Early
  • EAB and Early Alert Reporting for at risk students
  • eCore - electronic core curriculum
  • Embark - resources for students who are homeless and in foster care
  • Grants: Gear Up Georgia (Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness) and SIP (Strengthening Institutions Programs)

Mr. Michael Wetherholt

Dr. Michael Wetherholt

Director of the Office of Sponsored Programs
Illges Hall, 117
706-507-8949
Fax: 706-565-1311
wetherholt_michael@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Assists faculty and professional staff with external funding pursuits
  • Responsible for overseeing pre and post award activities
  • Searches for appropriate funding opportunities and assists in the development of ideas
  • Develops budgets and completes appropriate application forms
  • Supports research activities
  • Develops grant narratives and edits faculty and staff proposals as requested
  • Works with community partners to promote the institutional mission
  • Promotes collaborative projects
  • Trains individuals in grant proposal writing techniques

Ms. Susan Wirt

Ms. Susan Wirt

Executive Director, Continuing & Professional Education
Turner Center, 104
706-507-8463
wirt_susan@columbusstate.edu

Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Continuing & Professional Education
  • Testing Center
  • English Language Institute
  • Rankin Arts Photography Center
  • CSU Youth Dance Conservatory
  • Empowered Youth of Columbus (EYC)
  • Rankin Gardens and Atrium
  • Activ8 Summer Camps