Vice Provost for Academic Development

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Academic Development

The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Development serves both students and faculty by promoting and enhancing the academic culture of the university.  Our core values include communicating the mission and vision of the Division of Academic Affairs to a variety of constituents, upholding the integrity of students’ academic performance, facilitating the development of curriculum, fostering diversity, cultivating innovation in teaching and scholarship, and developing academic policies and procedures.


Dr. Herb Amato, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Development
Sheldon Hall, Room 102 | 540.568.3576 |

Mr. Bill McAnulty, Foundation Liaison
Burruss Hall, Room 308 | 540.568.2570 |

Ms. Karen Bennington, Administrative Assistant
Sheldon Hall, Room 104 | 540.568.3404 |

Administrative Units

Academic Policy and Curriculum Development
Ms. Kristi Shackelford, Assistant Vice Provost
Sheldon Hall, Room 107 | 540.568.4064 |

Academic Program Review
Dr. Jeanne Martino-McAllister
Sheldon Hall, Room 224 | 540.568.8117 |

Academic Student Services
Ms. Leslie Purtlebaugh, Assistant Vice Provost 
Sheldon Hall, Room 111 | 540.568.7123 |

Center for Faculty Innovation
Dr. Cara Meixner, Executive Director
Rose Library, Room 5103 | 540.568.4846 |

Cross Disciplinary Studies and Diversity Engagement
Dr. A.J. Morey, Associate Vice Provost
Moody Hall, Room 102A | 540.568.7998 |

Furious Flower Poetry Center
Dr. Joanne V. Gabbin, Executive Director
Cardinal House | 540.568.6310 |

Honor Council
Mr. Christopher Campbell, Coordinator
Student Success Center, Room 3210 | 540.568.2928 |

Learning Centers
Dr. Kurt Schick, Director 
Student Success Center, Room 1140 | 540.568.62.3 |

Office of the Registrar
Ms. Michele White, Registrar 
Student Success Center, Room 5328 | 540.568.6281 |

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