Provost's Office Staff

Dr. Joe Glover
Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Joe Glover has been Provost and Senior Vice President of Academic Affairs since July 2008. Dr. Glover arrived at UF in 1983 as an assistant professor in mathematics. He chaired the Mathematics Department from 1993 to 1998 and served as Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences from 1998 to 2001. Beginning in 2001, Dr. Glover served as Associate Provost for Academic Affairs for six years and as Interim Provost for nine months. Extended Biography.

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Dr. Zina Evans
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Associate Provost

Zina L. Evans is the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Associate Provost and affiliate Associate Professor of Higher Education Administration in the College of Education at the University of Florida.  She received her Ph.D. in College Student Personnel Administration from the University of Maryland, Master’s degree in Human Development, Counseling and Family Studies from the University of Rhode Island and Bachelor’s degree in Social Ecology from the University of California, Irvine.  Dr. Evans provides vision, leadership and strategic direction in the development and attainment of enrollment priorities for the University.  As UF’s chief enrollment officer she oversees the Office of Admissions, the Office of Student Financial Affairs and the Office of the University Registrar. Extended biography.

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  • Ms. Schuan Chisholm, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Associate Provost


Mr. Michael McKee
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Mr. McKee is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at the University of Florida.

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  • Ms. Christine Gaynor, Senior Administrative Assistant to the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
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Dr. David Parrott
Vice President for Student Affairs

David Parrott is the Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Florida, where he is responsible for developing and leading effective student services and programs. Extended biography.

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  • Ms. Kathy Chambers, Coordinator of Administrative Services for the Vice President for Student Affairs


Dr. Henry Frierson
Associate Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School

Henry T. Frierson is Associate Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School and professor of educational psychology at the University of Florida (UF). He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology and educational psychology, respectively, from Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan); and his Ph.D. in educational psychology from Michigan State University (East Lansing). Extended biography.

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  • Ms. Lorna Dishman, Executive Secretary to the Associate Vice President and Dean of the Graduate School


Dr. Chris J. Hass
Associate Provost for Academic and Faculty Affairs

Chris J. Hass is a Professor of Applied Physiology and Kinesiology in the College of Health and Human Performance. He joined the Provost’s office in 2018. He is a graduate of the University of Florida (M.S. and Ph.D.) and prior to returning to UF in 2006, he held academic positions at Columbia University and Georgia Institute of Technology.  Extended biography.

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Dr. Angela Lindner
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Affairs

Angela S. Lindner is an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Engineering in the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering. Dr. Lindner earned a PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of Michigan, her MS in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, and her BS in Chemistry from the College of Charleston. Extended biography.

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Dr. W. Andrew (Andy) McCollough 
Associate Provost for Teaching and Technology

W. Andrew McCollough received an undergraduate degree in Industrial Management from the University of Florida in 1957. After serving several years as an Army aviator, he returned to the University of Florida and received a Ph.D. in Business and Economics in 1971. He has been a faculty member, Professor of Finance in the Warrington College of Business Administration since that time.

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  • Ms. Jen Poole, Administrative Specialist III for the Associate Provost for Teaching and Technology


Dr. David L. Reed

Associate Provost for External Faculty Honors and Awards

David L. Reed is a Curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History. He joined the Provost’s Office in 2018. He is a graduate of Louisiana State University (M.S. and Ph.D.) and was a National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Utah prior to joining UF in 2004. Extended Biography.

 

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Dr. Cathy Lebo
Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Planning and Research

Dr. Cathy Lebo was named Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Planning and Research at UF in 2017. Prior to coming to UF, she served as Assistant Provost and Academic Program Director at Jons Hopkins University. Dr. Lebo earned her bachelor’s and master's degrees in anthropology from Indiana University and her doctorate degree in anthropology/archaeology also from Indiana University. Contact.

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  • Ms. Carol Blankenship, Senior Administrative Specialist to the Assistant Provost and Director of Institutional Planning and Research


Ms. Cheryl Gater
Assistant Provost and Director of Academic Program Oversight

As Assistant Provost and Director of Academic Program Oversight, Cheryl is responsible for additions, modifications, terminations of the university's academic degree programs and is the liaision to the Board of Governors on such matters. Cheryl has been with the University of Florida since 1999 and was part of a small delegation representing UF at the International Exhibition and Conference on Higher Education in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in both 2010 and 2011. She received her B.A. in Business Administration in 2005, M.A. in International Business in 2012, and is currently pursuing her DBA.

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Dr. Timothy S. Brophy
Director of Institutional Assessment

Timothy S. Brophy is Director of Institutional Assessment at the University of Florida and Professor of Music Education.  Prior to his appointment as Director, he was Assistant Dean for Research, Technology, and Administrative Affairs in the College of the Arts and a member of the music education faculty in the School of Music.  He joined the University of Florida faculty in 2000.  Extended biography.

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Mr. Ron Anderson 
University Ombuds

Mr. Ron Anderson has served as Associate Director of UF's Student Financial Affairs since 2001. Prior to that, he held the position of Assistant Director in Student Financial Affairs, as well as Coordinator and Financial Aid Officer in Student Financial Affairs. As University Ombuds, Mr. Anderson serves as liaison between students and departments, colleges, program areas or administration and as adviser to the provost for all matters relating to student concerns and will serve on various committees or councils related to student matters.

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  • Ms. Lori Ball, Executive Secretary to the University Ombuds 
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Ms. Stephanie McBride 
Director of Commencements

As Director of Commencements, Ms. Stephanie McBride is responsible to plan and coordinate the university-level commencement ceremonies at the end of each semester. In addition to commencement responsibilities, Stephanie also provides support and assistance for other culminating ceremonies for areas such as the Innovation Academy and ROTC. Prior to joining the team in the Provost Office, Stephanie served in the College of Public Health & Health Professions as the Conference & Event Planner for three years.  


Dr. Lily Lewis 
Director of Postdoctoral Affairs and Academic Communications

Lily R. Lewis is Director of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs and Academic Communications. Prior to joining the Provost’s Office, Lily was a Postdoctoral Associate in the UF Biology Department. Lily provides support services and programming for the UF postdoctoral community and maintains the daily operation of the Office of Postdoctoral Affairs. Lily serves as the primary communicator for the Office of the Provost through various print and electronic communications, including serving as editor of various Academic Affairs websites.  She provides institutional support for the assessment and reporting requirements of the university’s SACSCOC accreditation and Higher Education Opportunity Act textbook adoptions reporting.

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