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Central Administration

    Franklyn G. Jenifer, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Provost
    B. Hobson Wildenthal, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President for Business Affairs
    Robert L. Lovitt, M.B.A.
Interim Vice President for Student Affairs
    Darrelene Rachavong, Ed.D.
Executive Vice Provost
    Larry D. Terry, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Graduate Education
    Da Hsuan Feng, Ph.D.
Vice President for University Advancement and Governmental Relations
    Carlos González Peña, M.P.A.
Special Assistant to the President
    Walter Sutton, Ph.D.
Executive Director, Information Resources
    William W. Hargrove, M.P.A.
Executive Director, Strategic Planning and Analysis
    Lawrence Redlinger, Ph.D.
Executive Director, University Information and Publications
    Jon Senderling
Vice Provost
    Priscilla Beadle, Ph.D.
Vice Provost
    John Wiorkowski, Ph.D.
Associate Provost and Dean, Undergraduate Education
    J. Michael Coleman, Ph.D.
Dean, Graduate Studies
    Austin Cunningham, Ph.D.
Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
    Donna S. Rogers, M.S.
Director, Eugene McDermott Library
    Larry Sall, Ph.D.
Interim Director, Center for Cecil and Ida Green Center for the Study of Science and Society
    Paul A. Jargowsky. Ph.D.
Director, Internal Audits
    Toni R. Messer, B.B.A., C.P.A., C.I.A.

Academic Unit Administration

School of Arts and Humanities

    Dennis M. Kratz, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    R. Clay Reynolds, Ph.D.

School of Behavioral and Brain Sciences

    Bert S. Moore, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
    Robert D. Stillman, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Duane Buhrmester, Ph.D.
Director, Callier Center for Communication Disorders
    Ross J. Roeser, Ph.D.

Erik Jonsson School of Engineering and Computer Science

    C. Robert Helms, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean and Director of School Operations and Financial Affairs
    Andrew J. Blanchard, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
    Cyrus D. Cantrell, III, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Programs
    Duncan L. MacFarlane, Ph.D., P.E.
Associate Dean
    E. Douglas Harris, D.Eng.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Ivor Page, Ph.D.
Department Head, Computer Science
    Dung T. Huynh, Ph.D.
Department Head, Electrical Engineering
    Gerald Burnham, Ph.D., P.E.

School of General Studies

    George W. Fair, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Elizabeth M. Salter, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Teacher Development
    Scherry F. Johnson, Ed. D.

School of Management

    Hasan Pirkul, Ph.D.
Senior Associate Dean
    Varghese S. Jacob, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for External Affairs and Corporate Development
    Diane S. McNulty, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Executive Education
    David J. Springate, D.B.A.
Associate Dean for Master's Programs
    Steve W. Perkins
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Mary Chaffin, Ph.D.
Director, Ph.D. Programs
    Frank M. Bass, Ph.D.

School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics

Interim Dean
    John P. Ferraris, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
    Juan E. Gonzales, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    John H. Hoffman, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Studies
    Lynn A. Melton
Department Head, Biology
    Donald M. Gray, Ph.D.
Department Head, Chemistry
    John P. Ferraris, Ph.D.
Department Head, Geosciences
    Robert J. Stern, Ph.D.
Department Head, Mathematical Sciences
    M. Ali Hooshyar, Ph.D.
Department Head, Physics
    Xinchou Lou, Ph.D.
Department Head, Science Education
    Cynthia E. Ledbetter, Ph.D.

School of Social Sciences

    James C. Murdoch, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Studies
    Euel Elliott, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
    Sheila Amin Gutiérrez De Piñeres, Ph.D.
Director, Master of Public Affairs Program
    Douglas J. Watson, Ph.D.


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Statement on Equal Educational Opportunity
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