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Associate Provost for Academic Initiatives

Dawn TurtonDawn Turton is the associate provost for academic initiatives at Vanderbilt University. As associate provost, she oversees a set of offices and resources that support faculty and students including the Career Center, Pre-professional Advising, the Wond’ry, the Global Education Office, and the University Press. Turton is also responsible for working with schools and partners across campus to implement Immersion Vanderbilt in coordination with the Office of Immersion Resources. She also serves as the institutional accreditation liaison to SACSCOC and is the compliance lead for academic affairs.

Prior to joining the Provost’s Office in 2010, she served as the Executive Director of the Vanderbilt International Office and Director of the English Language Center. She received a Master’s degree in Linguistics from Ohio University and a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Southern California.

Contact :
Dawn Turton
105 Kirkland Hall