Senior vice provost for academic affairs

As the senior vice provost for academic affairs, Deborah Noble-Triplett, Ph.D., provides leadership to critical areas tied to academic quality and student success.

Working closely with Provost Gail Hackett, Noble-Triplett and her team lead the VCU academic functions to ensure it aligns with the provost's priorities, the president's priorities, and the university's strategic plan — all with the goal of providing an exciting, challenge, and meaningful academic experience for every VCU student.

See the members of Noble-Triplett's team or look up who to contact by subject area.

2018-19 goals and priorities

In conjunction with the provost's priorities and objectives, Noble-Triplett and her team have identified the following focus areas for the academic year:

Three pillars

Setting the standard for academic excellence

Ensuring student success

Servicing the academic enterprise at VCU

Priority areas

Relevant, Experiential and Applied Learning (REAL)

Engagement, gap analysis, curriculum, assessment, high-impact practices, strategic plan

Student success, enrollment, and partnership initiatives

Course scheduling, Global Student Success Program, Mellon Grant

Academic excellence

Plans of study, assessment

Academic programs

Program development and innovation


SACSCOC fifth-year interim report, QEP impact report

Dr. Noble-Triplett's team

Deborah Noble-Triplett, Ph.D.
Senior vice provost for academic affairs
(804) 828-8883

Sandy Morgan
Executive assistant to the senior vice provost for academic affairs
(804) 828-8883

Jamie Cooper, Ph.D.
Assistant vice provost for academic programs
(804) 828-8883

Erin Webster-Garrett, Ph.D.
Assistant vice provost for REAL
(804) 827-3421

Teri Dunnivant
Managing editor, University Bulletin
(804) 828-3955

Andrew Arroyo, Ed.D.
Director for academic programs and policy
(804) 828-2523

Scott Oates, Ph.D.
Director of academic integrity and assessment
(804) 828-9124

Rachel Gable, Ed.D.
Director of institutional effectiveness
(804) 828-6992

Veronica Shuford
Director of program development and innovation
(804) 827-2672

Herb Hill
Director of undergraduate research and creative inquiry
(804) 828-4450

Who to contact (by focus area)

Scott Oates,

Bulletin questions/information

SCHEV proposals

REAL experiential learning initiative

SACSCOC fifth-year report

Undergraduate research
Herb Hill,