Past BAPA Cohorts

Meet the alumni from recent Becoming a Provost Academy cohorts.

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2023-2024 BAPA Cohort

Tabetha

Adkins

Vice Provost for Student Success and Dean, University College

West Chester University (PA)

Jennifer L.

Airey

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and Academic Initiatives and Dean of the Graduate School

University of Tulsa (OK)

Harry Akoh

Harry

Akoh

Dean, School of Arts & Sciences

Atlanta Metropolitan State College (GA)

Magdalena Barrera

Magdalena L.

Barrera

Vice Provost for Faculty Success

San José State University (CA)

Patrice Boyles

Patrice

Boyles

Dean, Continuing Education and Nontraditional Programs

Chicago State University (IL)

Moira

Casey

Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Miami University Regionals (OH)

David

Chevalier

Associate Vice-President for Academics

East Georgia State College

Carol DeNysschen

Carol A.

DeNysschen

Chair and Professor, Department of Health, Nutrition, and Dietetics

State University of New York at Buffalo

Jane

Dong

Dean, School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics, and Engineering

California State University, Bakersfield

Matthew

Fete

Dean, College of Health Sciences and Pharmacy

Chicago State University (IL)

Kevin

Gustafson

Dean of the Honors College

Northern Arizona University

Ann Hawkins

Ann R.

Hawkins

Assistant Provost for Graduate Education and Research

SUNY System Administration

Cinnamon Hillyard

Cinnamon

Hillyard

Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean for Student Success

University of Washington Bothell

Bethany D.

Hinga

Assistant to the Senior Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

University of Nebraska Kearney

Debra Jackson

Debra

Jackson

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dean of Academic Programs

California State University, Bakersfield

Feng-Ling M.

Johnson

Dean of University College & Associate Vice President for Student Success

St. Cloud State University (MN)

Ok-Hee

Lee

Dean of the College of Education and Human Services

Minnesota State University Moorhead

James

Margetts

Dean of Essential Studies and the School of Liberal Arts

Chadron State College (NE)

Keva

Miller

Dean

University of Washington Tacoma

Khadijah Miller

Khadijah O.

Miller

Dean

Norfolk State University (VA)

Mark

Mossman

Associate Provost and Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs

Western Illinois University

Brandi Newkirk-Turner

Brandi L.

Newkirk-Turner

Associate Provost for Academic Affairs

Jackson State University (MS)

Ursula

Payne

Interim Associate Provost

Slippery Rock University (PA)

Holley

Roberts

Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Director of The Graduate School

Georgia College & State University

Sharleen

Santos-Bamba

Interim Senior Vice President and Provost

University of Guam

Aimee D.

Shouse

Associate Provost and Associate Vice President for Curriculum and Faculty Affairs

Tarleton State University (TX)

Leesa

Thomas Banks

Department Chair

University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Binod

Tiwari

Associate Vice President for Research and Sponsored Projects

California State University Fullerton

Vanessa K.

Valdés

Associate Provost for Community Engagement

The City College of New York

Kevin Van Winkle

Kevin

Van Winkle

Associate Dean of Adult Learning

Colorado State University Pueblo

Carmen N.

Veloria

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Central Connecticut State University

Amitra A

Wall

Associate Provost

State University of New York, Buffalo State

Darius

Watson

Executive Director of Academic Initiatives

Lincoln University of Missouri

Patricia

Williams Dockery

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Morgan State University (MD)

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Past ELA Cohorts

Meet the alumni from recent Eexecutive Leadership Academy cohorts.

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2023-2024 ELA Cohort

Mary S.

Alexander

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Western Connecticut State University

Heidi

Anderson-Isaacson

Vice President of Student Development and Success

Alverno College (WI)

Stacey

Berggren

Chief Admissions Officer

Northwest Nazarene University (ID)

Jessica J.

Brown

Vice President for Student Affairs & Athletics

North Central College (IL)

Fredrick Chilson

Fredrick

Chilson

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Lewis-Clark State College (ID)

John

Craig

Senior Vice President for Enrollment, Marketing and Athletics

Calumet College of St. Joseph (IN)

Shawn

Daley

Vice President, Chief Strategy Officer

George Fox University (OR)

Michara Delaney-Fields

Michara

Delaney-Fields

Chief Diversity Officer

Stephen F. Austin State University (TX)

Nathan Evans

Nathan

Evans

Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic and Student Affairs

California State University

Nikki

Fennern

Executive Vice President

Judson University (IL)

Vitaliano B.

Figueroa Jr.

Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

University of Wisconsin-La Crosse

DoVeanna Fulton

DoVeanna Sherie

Fulton

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Norfolk State University (VA)

Jeffery

Gates

Senior Vice President

Stetson University (FL)

Kamel Haddad

Kamel

Haddad

Dean, Natural and Health Sciences

University of Northern Colorado

Dionne B.

Jackson

Vice President for Institutional Equity

DePauw University (IN)

Angela

Joyner

Vice President for Economic Development and Corporate Education

Radford University (VA)

Monique

LaRocque

Senior Vice President of Learning and Programs/Chief Academic Officer

Saint Joseph’s College of Maine

Paula

Love

Vice President for Finance & Administration

Jarvis Christian University (TX)

Carissa

Massey

Provost

Pennsylvania College of Art & Design

Damara H.

Mitchell

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Voorhees University (SC)

William Moultrie

William R.

Moultrie

Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success

Western Carolina University (NC)

Richard L.

Ogle

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

“California State University, Stanislaus “

Jesse Pisors

Jesse

Pisors

Vice President for University Relations and Advancement

Texas A&M University-San Antonio

Cynthia Polk-Johnson

Cynthia

Polk-Johnson

Vice President for Student Affairs

Tennessee Technological University

Daniel Prosterman

Daniel O.

Prosterman

Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Mount Saint Mary’s University (CA)

Michael

Salmeier

Provost and Chief Academic Officer

Bluefield University (VA)

Karen

Soul

Provost

Centenary College of Louisiana

Undria

Stalling

Senior Vice President of Business and Finance & Chief Financial Officer

Morehouse College (GA)

David A.

Starrett

Executive Vice President and Provost

State University of New York at Fredonia

Traki L.

Taylor

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Frostburg State University (MD)

Eden

Wales Freedman

Academic Vice President and Dean of Faculty

Colby-Sawyer College (NH)

Mike Westfall

Michael J.

Westfall

Vice President University Advancement

Oakland University (MI)

Manya Whitaker

Manya

Whitaker

Executive Vice President & Chief of Staff

Colorado College

Joe

Whitehead

Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs

Bowling Green State University (OH)

Dannelle Whiteside

Dannelle

Whiteside

Vice President for Legal Affairs and Organizational Strategy

Austin Peay State University (TN)

Beth

Wolfe

Executive Vice President of Enrollment Management

University of Charleston (WV)

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AASCU 2024 Summer Meeting Call for Proposals

“Education is all a matter of building bridges.” –Ralph Ellison

Submit proposals by Mar. 15
Meeting theme

Building Bridges: Educating, Leading, Understanding

We invite proposals from members to share about projects and initiatives on their campuses and in their communities that have had the impact of ‘building bridges.’ We seek a diversity of perspectives and experiences, and we especially encourage presentations that include teams from academic affairs and student affairs.  Meeting details.

Guidelines

We are accepting proposals for 25 minute promising practice sessions and 50 minute concurrent sessions. Submit your proposal using the form below by March 15. Note that you will need to complete this form in one sitting, and we recommend that you prepare your materials in a word document and then copy/paste into the form. 

  • 25 minute session for campuses to share effective, innovative practices with one another, including:
    • 10-15 minutes of content providing an overview of your promising practice
    • At least 10 minutes of facilitated discussion
  • Suggested number of presenters: 1-2
  • 50-minute session including in-depth discussion of topics aligned with the theme of the meeting and relevant to regional public universities
  • Suggested number of presenters: 4-5
Possible topics

We invite proposals from members to share about projects and initiatives on their campuses and in their communities that have had the impact of ‘building bridges.’

  • Partnerships between academic and student affairs for student success
  • Cross-campus collaborations to create sense of belonging for Black, Latinx, Indigenous, Asian, and low income students
  • Creating seamless transfer pathways between 2-year and 4-year institutions
  • Partnerships to support student physical, mental, and spiritual health
  • Creating curricular pathways to the workforce through partnerships with industry
  • Linking curricular and co-curricular experiences
  • Partnerships with industry and non-profits to create experiential learning experiences
  • Leveraging effective data to promote student success
  • Leveraging student voice to change policy and practice
  • Faculty and staff partnerships in student success efforts
  • Engaging cross- campus teams to address policies and practices that create barriers to equitable student success
  • Empowering cross-campus teams to use data to drive continuous improvement as it relates to equitable outcomes
  • Building bridges across ideological differences in a time of extreme partisanship
  • Building community coalitions and partnerships to promote diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Promoting civic responsibility through cross campus partnerships between academic and student affairs
  • Transdisciplinary research and teaching in order to address ‘wicked problems’ like global warming
  • Building skills and knowledge to have productive conversations and integrate information literacy into our work
  • Creating interfaith dialogues
  • Learning communities: what do they look like in 2024 and how are they best developed/managed in the current context for student success?
  • Using AI to build bridges In the classroom
  • Student mobility as a bridge between nations
  • International partnerships to promote global learning and understanding
  • K12 partnerships in education preparation
  • Building strong transfer pathways for teacher preparation
  •  K-12 partnerships: institution, school district level, state systems, legislators etc.
  • Dismantling systemic racism and the “hierarchy of human value” through racial transformation and healing
  • Building bridges for institutional transformation through shared governance
  • Leading campuses to model democracy for communities and prepare engaged global citizens
  • Leading campuses during stressful financial times
  • The library as common ground

Please submit your proposal by Mar. 15, 2024.

Note that you will need to complete this form in one sitting, and we recommend that you prepare your materials in a word document and then copy/paste into the form. 

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Session Type*
Session Category*
Select all that apply.
AASCU encourages dynamic sessions with minimum, effective use of presentation software. Sessions should offer opportunities for participants to engage with the material actively and authentically.   In one or two sentences or bullets, please describe how you will engage attendees of your session. For example, you might provide a prompt to share in pairs or small groups or use an audience engagement tool/technology like Mentimeter.

Presenters

Eligibility

By submitting this proposal, I agree to the eligibility guidelines.*
Please review the requirements listed below before submitting your proposal.
Eligibility guidelines:

  • Presenters must be a faculty, staff or student at an AASCU member institution.
  • Presenters must register for the conference. (A special presenter rate is offered at $700.)
  • Presenters are responsible for expenses incurred in conjunction with the conference.
  • Presenters must have availability to present July 17 or 18. Session timing will be decided by AASCU.
Each presenter will:

  • Provide AASCU with presentation materials for posting to the meeting app two weeks prior to the conference.
  • Inform AASCU with more than two weeks notice if an unavoidable conflict arises, making every attempt to substitute a presenter.
  • Be publicly listed on the meeting website and meeting app as a session presenter.
  • Provide a headshot and brief bio, if not already on file.
Please click the button below to submit your session proposal. You will receive an email confirmation that your submission is successful.

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