Associate Provost Duties

We now have three Associate Provosts: Matthew Martens is the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs; Chris Riley-Tillman is the Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness; and Alexandra Socarides is the Associate Provost for Faculty Success. Please see below for which Associate Provost to contact with your questions.

Associate Provost for Academic Affairs (Matthew Martens, martensmp@missouri.edu)

  • Academic Program Review
  • Academic Program Proposals
  • Accreditation (HLC and College/Unit level)
  • Provost liaison to:
    • Vice Chancellor for Operations
    • Vice Chancellor for Finance
  • Supervisory role
    • Vice Provost, International Programs
    • Vice Provost, Libraries
    • Director, MU Press
  • Oversees New Programs, Innovation, Growth Opportunities
  • Support Summative and Formative Review of Deans
  • Represent Provost at functions they cannot attend

Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness (Chris Riley-Tillman, rileytillmant@missouri.edu)

  • Faculty Affairs
    • Faculty Recruitment and Hiring
    • HR, Salary Increases, Extra Comp
    • Faculty Promotion and Tenure
  • Strategic Implementation of Data-Based Initiatives
  • Provost liaison to:
    • Vice Chancellor for Research
    • Vice Chancellor for IDE
    • Faculty Council
    • NTT Faculty Council
    • Council of Department Chairs

 Associate Provost for Faculty Success (Alexandra Socarides, socaridesa@missouri.edu)

  • Faculty Development Programs
    • New Faculty Orientation
    • University-wide mentoring programs
    • Coordinate professional development opportunities between Office of Research, T4LC, IDE
    • Liaison to ADLP and UM Professional Development
  • Supervise Teaching for Learning Center
  • University Faculty Awards
  • Provost Office Communications