Office of Academic Affairs
The Office of Academic Affairs advances our shared goal of excellence in teaching and scholarly research across campus.
EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT AND PROVOST
Meet John Wiencek
John Wiencek, Ph.D., an accomplished chemical and biochemical engineer, experienced academic administrator, and Northeast Ohio native, is UA's executive vice president and provost.
As provost, Wiencek leads in defining and implementing the priorities for the Office of Academic Affairs and supporting UA’s research prominence and productivity. He also holds responsibility for sharpening the University’s enrollment strategy and practices, including exploring new markets and expanding delivery models; assessing and optimizing the academic affairs structure and processes; recruiting and developing an exceptional academic leadership team; and contributing to UA’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Wiencek most recently served as provost and executive vice president at the University of Idaho. Wiencek grew up near the Portage Lakes and graduated from Walsh Jesuit High School.
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