Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs and
Strategic Enrollment Management
The Provost/Vice President is responsible for the integration and administration of Academic Affairs (AA) and Strategic Enrollment Management (SEM). The academic colleges and departments that report to the Provost/Vice President include the College of Engineering, Technology and Management (ETM); College of Health, Arts, and Sciences (HAS); Oregon Tech Online; Academic Advising & Retention; Academic Excellence; Admissions; Applied Research and Partnerships; Educational Partnerships and Outreach; Faculty Labor Relations; Financial Aid; Institutional Research; Oregon Renewable Energy Center; University Library; and University Registrar.
The Academic Advising & Retention (RET) office serves all Oregon Tech students in different capacities as they progress through their degree at Oregon Tech. Program faculty advisors assist students with course content and planning, while RET secondary advisors assist with general advising, finding and utilizing campus resources effectively, and navigating the university.
The Office of Academic Excellence oversees activities and methods required for an effective and comprehensive educational assessment program; and faculty development through the Commission on College Teaching.
The Admissions office oversees student recruitment initiatives and provides support to prospective and admitted students and their families. The office is the gateway for matriculation into the university.
The Office of Applied Research and Partnerships cultivates relationships with industry partners; develops internship and externship sites; works to ensure classes utilize top-tier equipment and software for optimal learning experiences; secures external funding, such as grants and project sponsorships; and represents the university in various spaces, such as legislative advisory councils.
The Office of Educational Partnerships and Outreach (EPO) cultivates and maintains partnerships with area high schools and connects faculties, community colleges, and universities to provide increased educational opportunities and resources for students.
The Office of Faculty Labor Relations (FLR) serves as the primary liaison between administration and faculty concerning the Oregon Tech - OT-AAUP Collective Bargaining Agreement.
The Financial Aid Office provides high-quality service to all Oregon Tech students, their families and the community. Financial Aid personnel strive to provide accurate information on a complex topic that enables students to make decisions regarding educational funding.
The mission of the Office of Institutional Research (IR) is to collect, analyze, and report institutional information and respond to data requests from state, federal and external agencies as well as internal constituents. IR assists all levels of management in defining issues, selecting research designs, obtaining information and interpreting results for various research requests.
The Oregon Renewable Energy Center (OREC) promotes energy conservation and renewable energy use in Oregon and throughout the Northwest through applied research, educational programs, and practical information.
The Oregon Tech Library is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, a consortium of more than 35 Pacific Northwest university and college libraries searchable in the library system. The Library serves current students, faculty, alumni, and community members.
The Registrar’s Office functions include maintenance of student records; registration; web services; grade processing; transfer-credit evaluation; community college articulation; degree checking; graduation; scheduling; enrollment certification; and the university catalog.
Academic Master Plan
Contact Paul for AA and FLR support:
- AA/FLR calendars and scheduling
- Provost's academic calendar
- AA/FLR signatures
- Contracts and notices
- Equipment Proposals
- ITR, PTR, promotion review processes
- Outside Activities Requests
- FLR administrative and data support
- AA/Faculty records administration including CV and transcripts collection
Contact Dede for AA and SEM support:
- AA/SEM financial operations -- invoices, purchasing, travel, budget research
- Academic Council
- President's Council
- Standing Committees, Commissions, Councils
- Academic Master Plan
- Faculty Creativity Grants
- New Faculty Orientation
- Sabbatical Leave Requests
- Simple Syllabus
- Student-Faculty Innovation Proposals
- Website Maintenance
- SEM administrative support
- SEM staff records administration