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. Mary G. Parker
Vice President for Enrollment Management and Associate Provost

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Dr. D'Andra Mull
Vice President for Student Affairs

Dr. D’Andra Mull serves as Vice President for Student Affairs at the University of Florida, where she is responsible for developing and leading effective student support services and programs. She is dedicated to creating pathways for student success and enhancing the student experience. 

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Dr. Nicole Stedman
Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School

Dr. Nicole Stedman is Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School. A three-time University of Florida alumna — Bachelor of Science in Family, Youth, and Community Sciences (1998), Master of Science in Agricultural Education and Communication (2001), and Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Education and Communication (2004) — she has served UF over 17 years as professor, student mentor, published researcher, grants partner, associate department chair, Faculty Senate chair, and Board of Trustees member, driven by her focus on leadership education. Extended Biography

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Brian J. Power, JD
Interim Assistant Vice President for Conflicts of Interest

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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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Dr. David L. Reed
Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives

David L. Reed has a diverse portfolio including UF’s Artificial Intelligence initiative and Honorific Awards. He is a Curator at the Florida Museum of Natural History, and 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 Johns 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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Dr. Cheryl Gater
Assistant Provost and Director 

As Assistant Provost and Director, Cheryl is responsible for additions, modifications, terminations of the university's academic degree programs and is the liaison to the Board of Governors on such matters. Additionally, she manages the campus experience initiative to review and enhance the service delivery on campus.  Cheryl has been with the University of Florida since 1999.  She earned her B.A. in Business Administration and M.A. in International Business from UF, and her Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) from Wilmington University.

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 Assistant Provost and Chief Bargainer

  • Chief Negotiator with both faculty and graduate assistant unions
  • Coordinates relationships with both unions
  • Coordinates grievances and arbitrations for both unions

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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. 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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