Rex Ramsier

Rex Ramsier

Title: Senior Vice Provost
Dept/Program: Office of Academic Affairs
Phone: 330-972-8584
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Rex Ramsier is the vice provost for academic programs and operations and professor of physics and chemistry at The University of Akron.

Prior to his appointment as vice provost, Ramsier served the University is a number of positions, including associate provost for academic policies, procedures and reviews; director of the Institute for Teaching and Learning; associate professor of physics, chemistry, and chemical engineering; and assistant professor of physics. After earning his Ph.D., Ramsier was a senior scientist in stress corrosion cracking and advanced energy conversion at Westinghouse Electric Corporation Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory.

Ramsier graduated summa cum laude from The University of Akron with a B.S. in physics. He earned an M.S. in physics from UA and a Ph.D. in physics from the University of Pittsburgh.

Areas of Responsibility

  • Higher Learning Commission and Discipline Accreditation
  • AAUP Contract Negotiation and Implementation
  • Academic Structure and Policies
  • Academic Facilities and Staffing