Offices within the Vice Provost and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs Area
The Vice Provost and Associate Vice President of Academic Affairs area oversees several individual academic units.
Information on each unit can be found in the drop down menu below:
- Coordinating adjunct and part-time faculty orientation and on-going evaluation processes
- Tracking and documenting faculty qualifications and accomplishments
- Contributing to the development of policies, initiatives, and campus-wide culture that supports excellence in teaching and academic services
- Collaborating/Consulting with Office of Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment to assess academic support services
- Encouraging and supporting innovative research and implementation of High Impact Practices
- Coordinating efforts to identify, develop, and sustain the Universities next Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP)
The Office of Decision Support and Institutional Research enhances institutional effectiveness by providing information which informs the decision-making and planning processes for furthering the university core mission.
- Support university leaders in development and reporting of the strategic plan and Quality Assurance funding.
- Provide and maintain a centralized location of institutional data to ensure accuracy and consistency of data.
- Collect, analyze, and report data on topics including but not limited to assessment, enrollment, retention, graduation, faculty FTE, and student credit hours.
- Administer and submit IPEDS, University Fact Book, Common Data Set, US News, and other college guides.
- Make available institutional and programmatic data for accreditation reports and program reviews.
The Honors Program is designed to challenge students and provide opportunities for creative exploration and intellectual development. The program requires motivated students to fulfill a minimum of 25 hours of honors designated courses, as well as a senior thesis. There is also a non-thesis option that requires 30 Honors credit hours. Honors courses are available in the general education core, as separate courses, and in upper-division courses in the various majors.
The Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment (OIEA) promotes institutional capacity for effective and meaningful outcomes assessment efforts and promotes common understanding and value in the use of assessment. The office supports the use of assessment results for unit and department improvement and institutional effectiveness and broader use of general education and institutional learning goal assessment data. The OIEA team also manages assessment processes at the institutional, department and program level, and is responsible for the institution’s participation in all aspects of the annual Tennessee Higher Education Quality Assurance Funding requirements, including program review.
Austin Peay has many students who are competitive with the best students in the nation and we want to help them gain the recognition and the financial help they need to pursue excellence in their various disciplines. Scholarships such as the Fulbright, the Goldwater and others provide students the opportunity to connect with scholars of national and international repute who can boost our students’ level of participation in their chosen field of study. The coordinator of national scholarships stands ready to assist students with finding appropriate organizations and completing applications for a variety of prestigious awards.
For more information contact:
Dr. Tim Winters
The purpose of the President's Emerging Leaders Program (PELP) is to prepare students at APSU for a lifetime of leadership. PELP creates an environment that develops leaders for the future through the twin virtues of scholarship and service.
PELP focuses on:
- Learning about the "tools" of leadership (communication techniques, problem-solving skills, conflict resolution, etc.)
- Learning about leadership styles from campus and community leaders
- Applying leadership skills in real-life situations on and off campus
- Improving leadership skills by understanding personal and group strengths and weaknesses
- Learning about the essential connections between ethics and leadership
- Broadening one's perspectives by viewing the demands for leadership in local and global contexts
- Understanding the workings of government at the local, state, and national level