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The Office of Academic Affairs is operating remotely, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Staff can be contacted by email or phone.

The Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (EVCAA), Dr. Jill Purdy, is the chief academic officer of the campus, reporting directly to the Chancellor. She oversees all academic matters including graduate and undergraduate education, academic planning and curriculum, faculty, academic support, and resource allocation in a context of shared governance. The EVCAA partners with the Vice Chancellors for Finance & Administration, Student Affairs, Advancement, and Information Technology as well as the Assistant Chancellors for Strategy & Assessment, Equity & Inclusion, and Community Partnerships to achieve the strategic impact goals of the campus. 

Academic Affairs includes the following units and schools:

Academic Human Resources

Casey Byrne
Director of Academic Personnel

Academic Planning 


Tammy Jez
Strategic Project Manager

Educational Outreach 

Lisa Reeves 
Executive Director

Professional Development Center

Global Affairs


Jeffrey Cohen
Executive Director



Justin Wadland
Interim Director