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Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs (OAA), under the leadership of the Senior Vice President and Provost, supports the academic, research and service goals of the University. OAA works with administrators, faculty and staff to strengthen academics across campus and increase student success.


Transition After Retirement Program (TARP)

The TARP is designed to allow employees to transition from active employment into retirement with limited duties, by maintaining a presence on campus through a variety of means. TARP is an ongoing program and will operate with a rolling application window.

RelatedVoluntary Early Retirement Incentive Program

Provost's Update to Campus:

Rule revisions adopted, Admissions policy changes for ELI and other international students, and regular program review (Dec. 14, 2018)

An overview of Retention and Graduation rates and a comparison between Georgia State University and UA (Oct. 9, 2018)

Presentations to the Board of Trustees:

Choose Ohio First (COF) and Pipeline Initiatives (Feb. 8, 2019)

Program Review Update (Feb. 8, 2019)

GPS/AVL A Tool for Winter Operations (Feb. 8, 2019)


Faculty/Staff Resources:


Board of Trustees

Contract Professional Advisory Committee

Faculty Senate

Staff Employees Advisory Committee

University Council

University Rules

Help a Zip

Know a student who is having difficulties?  Use Help a Zip to alert campus professionals who will intervene and offer support.


Rex Ramsier
Executive Vice President/Chief Administrative Officer
Phone: 330-972-7593

Vice Provosts:

Chand Midha
Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Institutional Analytics and Executive Dean, Graduate School
Phone: 330-972-7644

Sidney Foster
Associate Provost, Faculty Relations
Phone: 330-972-6012

William Kraus
Associate Provost, Enrollment Management
Phone: 330-972-6427


Kim Haverkamp
Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Phone: 330-972-8411

Patti Huth
Administrative Coordinator, Provost Office
Phone: 330-972-7593

Joan Kaye
Senior Executive Administrative Assistant
Phone: 330-972-8295

Laurel Rooks
Manager, Academic Affairs
Phone: 330-972-5144