Office Directory

Vice Provosts & Senior Administrative Leaders

Deb Cran
Chief of Staff
(612) 626-9580
235 Morrill Hall
cranx001@umn.edu

  • Provost's liaison to senior academic and administrative leaders
  • EVPP academic administrative management
  • Advance implementation of provost's work plan
  • Provost's liaison for budget, compact planning, human resources, academic appointments
  • Primary EVPP point of contact

Raymond Duvall
Special Assistant to the Provost for Grand Challenges Research
(612) 625-2286
236 Morrill Hall
rduvall@umn.edu

  • Implementation of Provost's Grand Challenges Research Initiative
  • Special projects

Andrew Furco
Associate Vice President for Public Engagement
(612) 624-6876
120 Morrill Hall
afurco@umn.edu

See the Office for Public Engagement website for staff and unit listing

Scott Lanyon
Vice Provost and Dean of Graduate Education
(612) 625-2809
321 Johnston Hall
slanyon@umn.edu

See the Graduate School website for vice provost staff and unit listing

Robert McMaster
Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Education
(612) 626-9425
220-B Morrill Hall
mcmaster@umn.edu

See the OUE website for vice provost staff and unit listing

Meredith McQuaid
Associate Vice President and Dean of International Programs
(612) 626-8948
100 University International Center
mcqua004@umn.edu

See the GPS Alliance website for staff and unit listing

Rebecca Ropers
Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs
(612) 626-9545
110 Morrill Hall
ropers@umn.edu

See the VPFAA website for vice provost staff and unit listing

Joseph Shultz
Deputy Chief of Staff
(612) 626-6544
170H Morrill Hall
shul0048@umn.edu

  • Accreditation liaison to the Higher Learning Commission
  • Assessment of student learning (with Vice Provost McMaster)
  • Board of Regents coordination
  • Compact support
  • General office coordination
  • Professional education
  • System enrollment planning
  • Provost's Council on Student Mental Health

Maggie Towle
Interim Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
(612) 626-1242
109 Appleby Hall
towle002@umn.edu

See the OSA website for vice provost staff and unit listing

Provost's Office Staff

Carla Carlson
Special Consultant
(612) 625-6755
110 Morrill Hall
carlsonc@umn.edu

  • Grand Challenges Research implementation support
  • Provost’s liaison to the Corporate Engagement Work Group
  • Consultant to the Office for Public Engagement special projects

Brandt Hinterberg
Developer 1
(612) 626-6414
170M Morrill Hall
hinte019@umn.edu

  • Web design and development for Provost and Vice Provost units

Cecilia Mazumdar Stanger
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
(612) 626-9545
110 Morrill Hall
mazu0065@umn.edu

  • Faculty and Academic Affairs administrative and program support
  • Project and activity assistance

Charlot Meyer
Web Project Lead
(612) 626-4216
170A Morrill Hall
meyer150@umn.edu

  • Web project management, design, and development for provost/vice provost units

Ellen Miller
Executive Assistant
(612) 624-2223
234 Morrill Hall
mill7244@umn.edu

  • Provost calendar and travel
  • Provost daily activities support
  • General EVPP office coordination

Ollie Moltaji
Developer 2
(612) 624-4545
170M Morrill Hall
mmoltaji@umn.edu

  • Web design and development for Provost and Vice Provost units

Maddie Portnoy
Principal Office and Administrative Specialist
(612) 624-4225
234 Morrill Hall
portn027@umn.edu

  • First point of contact in main EVPP office
  • Office-wide administrative and clerical support
  • Project and activity assistance

Emily Ronning
Assistant to the Provost
(612) 626-8031
170D Morrill Hall
ronn0044@umn.edu

  • Academic plan proposal review and approval
  • Ford Lecture Series
  • Provost's Conversation Series
  • Imagine Fund

Erin Slattengren
Administrative Fellow
(612) 301-1707
170G Morrill Hall
slat0084@umn.edu

  • System enrollment planning support
  • Board of Regents presentation support
  • Professional Education Council coordination

Bri Rosen
Executive Office and Administrative Specialist
(612) 301-9528
234 Morrill Hall
rosen992@umn.edu

  • Project and activity assistance
  • Office-wide administrative and clerical support
  • Backup in the absence of Ellen Miller

Kate Tyler
Assistant to the Provost
(612) 626-8535
130F Morrill Hall
ktyler@umn.edu

  • Academic administration and strategic initiatives
  • Strategic planning collaborations
  • EVPP leadership searches
  • EVPP communications collaborations
  • Liaison for interdisciplinary advancement and Institute for Advanced Study
  • Project management; lead assistant to EVPP chief of staff

Marlo Welshons
Assistant to the Provost
(612) 625-0563
170C Morrill Hall
welsh066@umn.edu

  • Academic Program Review process coordination
  • Policy liaison
  • Provost's Office communications lead
  • Provost speaking engagement coordination and speechwriting
  • Provost's Office website content management

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