Skip to main content


Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Susan Wente, Ph.D.Org Chart | Twitter

Vice Provost for University Enrollment Affairs & Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid

Doug Christiansen, Ph.D.  | Org Chart

Vice Provost for Research

Padma Raghavan, Ph.D. | Website | Org Chart

Vice Provost for Academic and Strategic Affairs

John Geer, Ph.D. | Website | Org Chart

Vice Provost for Learning and Residential Affairs

Cynthia Cyrus, Ph.D. | WebsiteOrg Chart

  • Learning

Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships

Ifeoma Nwankwo, Ph.D. 

Dean of Students

Mark Bandas, Ph.D.  | Website | Org Chart

Provost Finance

Kurt Shepherd, M.B.A.

  • Provost Office Finance and Administration

Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group

Interim: Richard Iannelli, Ph.D. | Website | Org Chart

  • Research and Analytics
  • Institutional Reporting and Data Warehousing
  • Data Governance

Office of Cross-College Initiatives

Sally Parker, Ph.D. | Website