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Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA), under the leadership of the Senior Vice President and Provost, supports the academic, research and service goals of the University. OAA works with administrators, faculty and staff to strengthen academics across campus and increase student success.


Transition After Retirement Program (TARP)

The TARP is designed to allow employees to transition from active employment into retirement with limited duties, by maintaining a presence on campus through a variety of means. TARP is an ongoing program and will operate with a rolling application window.

RelatedVoluntary Early Retirement Incentive Program

Provost's Update to Campus:

Faculty Hiring | Guidelines for Retention/Promotion of Non-Tenure Track Faculty | RTP and Merit Guidelines and Commercialization Issue | Reasonable Assurance (June 14, 2018)

Faculty Learning Community | Community Colleges’ Applications for Applied Bachelor’s Degree Programs (April 5, 2018)


Faculty/Staff Resources:

2015 Award Recipients: Teaching, Research, Service, Diversity and Student Success

2014 Award Recipients: Teaching, Research, Service, Diversity and Student Success

2013 Award Recipients: Teaching, Research and Service

Newly Tenured and Promoted Faculty

Distinguished Professors (1980 - present)

Emeritus Faculty 


Board of Trustees

Contract Professional Advisory Committee

Faculty Senate

Staff Employees Advisory Committee

University Council

University Rules

Help a Zip

Know a student who is having difficulties?  Use Help a Zip to alert campus professionals who will intervene and offer support.


Rex Ramsier
Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: 330-972-7593

Vice Provosts:

Chand Midha
Vice Provost, Executive Dean-Liaison to Buchtel College of Arts and Sciences and Executive Dean, Graduate School
Phone: 330-972-7644

Sidney Foster
Associate Provost, Faculty Relations
Phone: 330-972-6012

William Kraus
Associate Provost, Enrollment Management
Phone: 330-972-6427


Kim Haverkamp
Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Phone: 330-972-8411

Patti Huth
Administrative Coordinator, Provost Office
Phone: 330-972-7593

Joan Kaye
Senior Executive Administrative Assistant
Phone: 330-972-8295

Laurel Rooks
Manager, Academic Affairs
Phone: 330-972-5144