About the Office

On February 14, 2014, Dr. David Garland was named Interim Provost of Baylor University. As the university's chief academic officer, he has responsibility for all of Baylor's academic enterprises including 13 schools and colleges and more than one dozen research centers and institutes. He works closely with President Starr, deans, department chairs, faculty, Regents and others to provide academic vision and leadership and to promote and support excellence in teaching, learning, and research within the context of a Christian worldview.

Office of the Provost

Name Title/Position Area/Office
David Garland Interim Provost Academic Affairs
Tiffany Hogue Chief of Staff to the Provost Provost
Michelle V. Berry Associate Vice President
for Academic Operations
Academic Affairs
James Bennighof Vice Provost Academic Affairs and Policy
Jeffrey Hamilton Interim Vice Provost for
Global Engagement
Global Engagement
Truell Hyde Vice Provost Research
Larry Lyon Vice Provost
Michael Matier Vice Provost Institutional Effectiveness
Wesley Null Vice Provost Undergraduate Education

Council of Deans

Name Title/Position School or College
Shelley F. Conroy Dean Louise Herrington School of Nursing
Inaugural Dean Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences
Jon Engelhardt Dean School of Education
Diana Garland Dean School of Social Work
Thomas Hibbs Dean Honors College
Larry Lyon Dean Graduate School
Terry Maness Dean Hankamer School of Business
Lee Nordt Dean College of Arts & Sciences
Tim McKinney Interim Dean School of Music
Dennis O'Neal Dean School of Engineering & Computer Science
Pattie Orr Dean University Libraries
Brad Toben Dean School of Law
Dennis Tucker Interim Dean George W. Truett Theological Seminary