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Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives

Susan Aston Barge is the associate provost for strategic initiatives at Vanderbilt University.  She graduated from Vanderbilt with a B.A. in psychology and later earned a master’s degree in education from Tennessee State University.

Susan’s career in higher education includes 11 years in the Office of Undergraduate Admissions where she served as associate dean.  In 2002 she was asked to direct the development of The Commons and future phases of College Halls.  Her work today focuses on the undergraduate experience and other key academic initiatives.

Undergraduate Education:

The Commons


Susan Barge
121 Kirkland Hall