Vice Provost, Faculty Affairs
The Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs (VPFA) works closely with the provost on all aspects related to the recruitment, retention, evaluation, promotion, and professional development of all faculty, including those in leadership positions. The VPFA works with the other vice provosts and the provost’s staff to advise the provost on all strategic initiatives aimed at fulfilling the vision of UTK and advancing its mission.
Associate Vice Provost, Student Success
The Associate Vice Provost for Student Success (AVP) reports to the Vice Provost for Student Success. The AVP oversees the strategic direction, staff, and fiscal management of four Student Success units: the Academic Success Center, the Center for Career Development & Academic Exploration, the Veterans Resource Center, and the university’s campus-wide advising initiatives. The AVP will also lead campus-wide initiatives such as Vol Success Teams, the launch of EAB–Navigate, and support the campus as we develop policies that support retention, persistence, and degree completion.