Senior vice provost for academic affairs

The office of the senior vice provost for academic affairs provides leadership to critical areas tied to academic quality and student success.

Working closely with the provost, the academic affairs team leads the VCU academic functions to ensure they align with the provost's priorities, the president's priorities, and the university's strategic plan — all with the goal of providing an exciting, challenging, and meaningful academic experience for every VCU student.

Academics affairs team

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Nicole Concepcion Aquino
Undergraduate research coordinator
(804) 828-1660

Andrew Arroyo, Ed.D.
Interim senior vice provost for academic affairs and associate vice provost for academic programs
(804) 828-2523

Stephanie Cai, Ph.D.
Undergraduate assessment coordinator

Continuing and Professional Education Staff

Rob DiRenzo
Academic program proposal specialist
(804) 828-6992

Teri Dunnivant
Managing editor, University Bulletin
(804) 828-3955

Lauren Franks
REAL office coordinator
(804) 828-0143

Madeline Goldman, Ph.D.
Academic affairs coordinator

Katrice Hawthorne, Ph.D.
Assistant vice provost for assessment and institutional effectiveness
(804) 827-2672

David Hayter
Executive assistant to the senior vice provost for academic affairs
(804) 828-8883

Herb Hill, Ed.D.
Director of undergraduate research and creative inquiry
(804) 828-4450

Devin Houston
Academic affairs coordinator

Shanza Isom
Associate director of engaged transformative learning

Judith F. Kornberg, Ph.D.
Interim executive director for VCU Online and Continuing and Professional Education

Angela Menjivar
Compliance specialist

Sandy Morgan
Manager, University Bulletin

Peter Nguyen, Ph.D.
Associate Director for academic programs

VCU Online Team

Sean Walden
VTOP project coordinator

Erin Webster Garrett, Ph.D.
Associate vice provost for REAL
(804) 827-3421

Jaime Williams, Ph.D.
Director of Institutional Effectiveness

Lisa Yamin, Ed.D.
Academic program proposal specialist