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Members of the UNCG Community and Guests:

Welcome to the Division of Academic Affairs and the Office of Academic Administration. Below is a list of the areas that report to this office, with contact information and links to their respective pages. I hope you find the information you are seeking. If we can assist you, please contact us at your convenience.

– J. Alan Boyette, Ph.D. Senior Vice Provost

Offices Comprising Academic Administration

Academic Resources & Budget

Ms. Mitzi Burchinal

Associate Vice Provost
(336) 334-4036

Ms. Jane-Marie Joyce

Budget/Finance Manager
(336) 334-4023

Budget planning and resource allocation; financial analyses of appropriations; ongoing budget administration; fiscal policy development; administration of faculty salaries and salary policies; consultation to faculty and academic administrators regarding financial matters and business operations.

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Assessment, Accreditation, and Academic Program Planning

Dr. Jodi Pettazzoni

Associate Vice Provost and Director
(336) 334-5535

Supports the University by leading activities related to University-wide accreditation and institutional effectiveness. Provides consultation, training, and administrative and technical support related to assessment, including General Education, internal and external academic program change procedures, SACSCOC compliance, and strategic planning activities for faculty and staff.

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Faculty Employee Relations

Dr. Alan Boyette

Senior Vice Provost
(336) 334-5494

Consultation with faculty and academic administrators (deans, heads/chairs, program directors) on any aspect of faculty employment, including, but not limited to, grievances, due process claims, and informal concerns about actions/observations within the faculty workplace.

Faculty Personnel Services

Ms. Andrea Whitley

Associate Vice Provost
(336) 334-4212

Ms. Anjanie Moscatello

Director of Faculty Personnel Services
(336) 256-8537

Management of the appointment process for faculty; management of the promotion and tenure process for faculty; administration of personnel policies; maintenance of faculty personnel files; facilitation of workshops on personnel procedures for units and departments.

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Faculty and EHRA Staff Immigration Services

Ms. Andrea Whitley

Associate Vice Provost
(336) 334-4212

Advises department and foreign national faculty/EHRA staff on aspects of non-immigrant and immigrant work authorization processes; liaison with the University and government agencies, such as US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Department of State, and Department of Labor; preparation of immigration documents, such as applications to obtain, extend, or change status.

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Policy Development, Maintenance, Support, and Interpretation

Maintains all academic personnel policies and maintains the Policies, Procedures and Forms web page; provides academic personnel policy interpretation and seeks clarification of such policies from General Counsel or UNC General Administration; drafts academic policy statements for approval by Provost, Chancellor, Faculty Senate, and/or Boards of Trustees/Governors, as appropriate.

Visit The University Policy Manual for campus-wide policies and procedures.

University Teaching and Learning Commons

Dr. David Teachout

Associate Vice Provost
(336) 334-4759

The mission of the UTLC is to promote, support, and enhance high-impact teaching, learning, and mentoring practices across all stages of an academic career. The UTLC is comprised of three Offices:

The Residential Colleges Office oversees Ashby, Grogan, and Strong Residential Colleges and provides support for faculty interested in piloting innovative course approaches with highly motivated students who are immersed in environments that integrate academic pursuits with residential life.

The Teaching Innovations Office offers innovative programming and professional development for a scholarly and effective teaching culture that encourages innovation and inclusion, facilitates connections and leadership, and promotes an exploration of pedagogy and practice dedicated to learning.

The Undergraduate Research, Scholarship and Creativity Office provides professional development resources for faculty to encourage research skills development and to promote and support student success through faculty-mentored undergraduate research, scholarship, and creative inquiry.


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Middle College at UNCG

Ms. Melissa Johnson

(336) 256-0365

The Middle College at UNCG is recognized as a Cooperative Innovative High School by the NC Department of Public Instruction and serves as a Guilford County magnet high school.

Total enrollment at the school is approximately 200 students (grades 9-12). Students complete their high school requirements while also earning up to two years of college credits. A distinctive feature of the Middle College at UNCG is the Pathways program. This initiative focuses on immersing Middle College students in shadowing and internship experiences on the UNCG campus and in the community in the areas of Youth Development, Health, and Medicine.