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Administrative Structure

The president is the executive head of the University and of all its departments and exercises such supervision and direction as will promote the efficient operation of the University. The president is responsible to the APSU Board of Trustees.

The president is the official means of communication between the faculty and APSU Board of Trustees and between students and the APSU Board of Trustees. The president recommends annually to the APSU Board of Trustees the creation or continuance of positions of faculty and other employees of the University. The president has the authority to recommend or make appointments of personnel and, within budgetary limitations, to fix their salaries and to recommend or approve promotions, transfers, leaves of absence, and removal of personnel, pursuant to the policies and procedures of the APSU Board of Trustees and subject to such prior approval or confirmation of the Board.

The following officers are directly responsible to the president: 

  • Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Vice President for Finance and Administration
  • Vice President for Student Affairs
  • Vice President for Legal Affairs and Organizational Strategy
  • Vice President for University Advancement and Executive Director of APSU Foundation
  • Assistant Vice President for Community and Government Relations
  • Chief Diversity Officer and Title IX Coordinator
  • Director of Athletics
  • Chief Audit Officer
  • Military Advisor in Residence 


Current Organizational Chart:

Please visit the APSU Governance section of the APSU website at https://www.apsu.edu/governance/organizational-chart.php for the current APSU Organizational Chart depicting the organizational structure for the University as a whole and for the academic division of the University.

Dean of the College of Arts and Letters

The dean of the College of Arts and Letters (CoAL) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation, and evaluation of the Arts and Letters’ instructional, public service, research and staff functions. The departments/programs in the College of Arts and Letters include African American Studies; department of Art and Design; Center of Excellence for Creative Arts; Communication; History and Philosophy; Languages and Literature; Music; Theatre and Dance; and Women’s Studies.

Dean of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences

The dean of the College of Behavioral and Health Sciences (CoBHS) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the college’s instructional, public service, research and staff functions. The departments and schools in College of Behavioral and Health Sciences include the School of Nursing and the departments of Criminal Justice; Health and Human Performance; Leadership; Military Science and Leadership; Political Science and Public Management; Psychological Science and Counseling; Social Work; and Sociology and Community Development.

Dean of the College of Business

The dean of the College of Business (CoB) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the college’s instructional, public service, research, and staff functions. The departments in the College of Business are the department of Accounting, Finance, and Economics and the department of Management and Marketing.

Dean of the Eriksson College of Education

The dean of the Eriksson College of Education (CoE) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the college’s instructional, public service, research, and staff functions. The departments, centers and programs in the Eriksson College of Education include the department of Educational Specialties, department of Teaching and Learning, the Tennessee Early Childhood Training Alliance (TECTA), the Jack Hunt STEM Center, The Center for Rural Education, and Full Spectrum Learning (FSL). The Eriksson College of Education also houses The Office of Teacher Education and Partnerships, and the Office of COE Assessment.

Dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

The dean of the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (CoSTEM) provides for the necessary articulation, communication, and cooperation among the departments of the College and any special programs reporting through the dean's office and with the University as a whole. The dean, under the general direction of the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs, supervises and participates in the design, planning, organization, operation and evaluation of the instructional, public service, research, and staff functions in all departments, centers, and programs within the College of STEM. The departments, centers, and programs in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics include department of Agriculture; Allied Health Sciences; Biology; Chemistry; Center of Excellence for Field Biology; Computer Science and Information Technology; Engineering Technology; Farm and Environmental Education Center; Geosciences; GIS Center; Mathematics and Statistics; Physics, Engineering and Astronomy; and the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative.

Dean of the College of Graduate Studies

The dean of the College of Graduate Studies is responsible for policy development and administration of policies affecting the College of Graduate Studies and graduate students. The dean works with the Graduate Academic Council and Research Council in recommending policy, and the dean is responsible for demonstrating course and program need to the academic deans at the graduate level. The dean is responsible for information relative to the graduate programs with direct feedback to and from the academic deans. The dean also oversees the graduate programs in the departments within the College. Accordingly, the dean is involved directly with the planning, staffing, curricular review, policy implementation, instructional programs, research, public service, and financial operations within the college.

Executive Director of APSU Center at Fort Campbell

The executive director is responsible for the operation of Austin Peay Center at Fort Campbell. The executive director also serves as the academic liaison to the Clarksville campus. The executive director, under the general direction of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, participates in the design, planning, organization and operation of the AP Center at Fort Campbell. 

Director of Library Services

The director of library services is responsible for leading and managing the provision of library services, resources, and facilities to support the educational, research and public service mission of the University. The director oversees the coordination of the organizational units within the Library; communicates library needs to the University community; represents the University at library meetings; and serves as the chair of the Department of Library Administration for faculty retention, tenure, and promotion processes. The units within the Library include Access Services; Research and Instruction; Resources Management; Digital Services; Archives and Special Collections; and Technology Resources. The director reports directly to the Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs.

Academic Advising, APSU 1000, AS Liberal Arts, BS General Studies, PASS 0900

 Allen Barger, Director

 6643

Academic Inventory

Jasmine O’Brien

6243

Admissions Standards, Campus Recruiting Events

Amy Deaton Corlew Director of Admissions

7661

Athletic Events, Tickets, Govs

Athletic Operations

7761

Campus Safety Concerns, Dangerous/Illegal Behavior

Sammie Williams, Campus Police Chief

7786

Careers, Job Listings, Choosing a Major, Internships

 

6544

Classroom Misconduct, Student Discipline Issues, Academic Dishonesty

Gregory Singleton, Associate Vice President & Dean of Students

7341

D2L, Turnitin, Online proctoring, online video/captions, online course design

Distance Education Support Desk

6625

Dual Enrollment

 

 

7164

Financial Aid, Veterans Affairs

Donna Price, Director

7907

Grade Reporting,  OneStop, Academic Records

Nancy KingSanders, Interim Registrar

6648

Research & Sponsored Programs

Chad Brooks, Interim Director

7881

Harassment or Discrimination

Sheila Bryant, Office of Equity, Access & Inclusion

7178

Health Services/Counseling

Jill Degraauw, Assistant Director

7111

Housing and Residence Life

Joe Mills, Assistant Vice President

7444

Information Technology – User account management, applications, computer, mobile, audio visual and network tech support, information security breaches

GovsTech Help Desk

4357

Media Inquiries, Publications

Bill Persinger, Executive Director, Public Relations and Marketing

7459

Online Course Development, APSU Online

Anna Carrie Webb, Director of Distance Education

7256

Pay Check, Contract, Salary

Payroll, Janice Weyant, Manager

7398

Parking

Rasheda Smith, Director of Parking and Transportation

7405

Student Disability Registration, Accommodations

Jamie McCrary, Director, Student Disability Resource Center

6230

Student Organizations, Student Life & Engagement

Victor Felts, Associate Dean of Students and Director, Student Life & Engagement

7431

Telephone Equipment, Voice Mail, Telephone Directory

 Telephone Services

6191

Tutoring Assistance

Tutoring Lab

6550