Provost Staff Directory

Staff, units, and programs within the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

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Leadership and Teams

Daniel Jaffe

Interim Executive Vice President and Provost

Mayda Cruz

Assistant to the Provost

Chris Smith

Office Manager

Joey Williams


Kathleen Harrison

Communications Manager

Brittany Clay

Communications Coordinator

Henry Tijerina III

Digital Project Manager

Adrienne Dawson

Research Communications Manager

Paige Tuttle

Communications Coordinator

Cathy Stacy

Interim Chief of Staff

Ulili Emore 

Senior Administrative Program Coordinator

Edmund T. Gordon

Vice Provost

Lydia Contreras

Provost’s Faculty Leadership Fellow

Elizabeth Donihoo

Executive Assistant

Tasha Beretvas

Senior Vice Provost

Janet Dukerich

Vice Provost

Carmen Shockley

Assistant Vice President

Del Watson


Michelle George

Assistant Director

Tinley Hald


Catherine T. Ngo

Assistant Director

Heather Kelly

Academic Personnel Consultant

Riley Moore

Workday Academic Lead

Erin Negron

Administrative Associate

Erin Parr

Academic Personnel Consultant

Larry Singell

Senior Vice Provost

Lisa Ellison

Executive Assistant

Ashley Nemec

Assistant Vice Provost & Academic Budget Officer

Tommy Cantrel


Shiva Jaganathan

Executive Director, IRRIS

Ross Johnson


Toni Wegner

Interim Executive Director

Don Aleman

Assistant Director for Business Affairs and Chief Business Officer for Graduate Studies

Hannah Blaisdell

Financial & Planning Analyst

Jarrett Cole

Strategic Data & Analytics Manager

Amanda Schaefer

Senior Human Resource Coordinator

Markie Troutman

Financial Analyst

Selina Yanez

Administrative Services Officer I

Linda Neavel Dickens

Associate Vice Provost

Jeff Freels

Director of Academic Policy and Compliance

Ashleigh Moses

Senior Strategic Coordinator

Tiffany Willis

Assistant Director

Sonia Feigenbaum

Senior Vice Provost & Chief International Officer

Cheryl Lane

Executive Assistant

Jeff Stover

Deputy Director