The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs is to provide academic guidance and support that facilitates student engagement in classroom and co-curricular activities, fosters student responsbility for learning, and equips students to persist and graduate.

The vision of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic 
Affairs is seamless integration of academic services and relational
support  across a student's academic career that increases retention,
cultivates  persistence and promotes degree completion.   

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The Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs is a member of the
Provost's leadership team, advises the Provost on a wide range of
matters relating to curriculum, assessment, and student success
initiatives, and serves as deputy to the Provost. The Vice Provost also
collaborates with the undergraduate community and the university to plan
and implement programs that enhance the academic life of a student and
that lead to graduation and overall success.


The Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs convenes the
following  committees and councils: Admissions & Academic Policies
Committee and the Associate/Assistant Dean’s Council and serves on the
University Compliance Committee, the University Research Council and the
President's Leadership Council; and participates as an ex
officio member of the University Curriculum Committee and the General
Education Committee.


In addition, the Vice Provost serves as University liaison with the
Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education, and is NKU’s representative
to the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities
(GCCCU); with responsibility for providing leadership in the areas of
academic program development, academic policy development and
enforcement, institutional accreditation with SACSCOC, student learning
assessment, program review, articulation agreements, course evaluations,
and special initiatives.    

Departments that report to the VPUAA

The Vice Provost also provides leadership and support for the following departments:

Adult Learning Programs (ALPS)
Center for Teaching and Learning
First Year Programs
Grant County Center
Learning PLUS
Norse Advising 
Testing Services
Title IX


Phone:   859-572-5379

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

University Center 415

Nunn Drive

Highland Heights, KY 41099