Dr. Rex Ramsier

Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer

Provost Rex Ramsier

Dr. Rex Ramsier


Dr. Rex Ramsier was named executive vice president/chief administrative officer on Dec. 6, 2017. He is responsible for Enrollment Management, Institutional Research, accreditation compliance and reporting, Human Resources (including labor relations management) and other administratively oriented functions.

Ramsier continues to perform the duties of the senior vice president and provost until the newly created and co-equal position of executive vice president/chief academic officer is filled.

Ramsier was named senior vice president and provost by the Board of Trustees on Oct. 19, 2016. He began serving as interim senior vice president and provost on Jan. 1, 2016, in addition to his roles as senior vice provost and Higher Learning Commission (HLC) liaison. He is also a professor of physics.

Throughout his UA career, Ramsier has served in a number of positions, including vice provost for academic programs and operations; associate provost for academic policies, procedures and reviews; interim dean of the Graduate School, interim dean of the College of Applied Science and Technology, and director of the Institute for Teaching and Learning.

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

After earning his Ph.D., Ramsier was a senior scientist in Stress Corrosion Cracking and Advanced Energy Conversion at Westinghouse Electric Corporation's Bettis Atomic Power Laboratory, before joining the UA faculty in 1996.

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