Provost & Executive Vice Chancellor
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Dr. Dana Dunn came to UNCG in August 2014 to serve as Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor. In her role as Provost, she has responsibility for oversight of Academic Affairs, Enrollment Management, Research and Economic Development, and Student Affairs. Prior to her arrival at UNCG, Dr. Dunn held a series of leadership roles at the University of Texas at Arlington, including Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Special Advisor to the President, and Associate Dean. Dunn played an active role in the University of Texas system, providing leadership on a variety of matters ranging from formula funding, student retention and graduation, distance learning, and graduate education.
Provost Dunn is also a Professor of Sociology. Her teaching and research interests focus on gender and the workplace. She is author of several textbooks and many articles and book chapters on these topics. She earned her undergraduate and Master’s degrees from the University of Texas at Dallas in Sociology and Political Economy and her Ph.D. from the University of North Texas in Sociology.