Provost's Office Staff

Dr. J. Scott Angle
Interim Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

 

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Dr. Heather White
Vice President for Student Life

Dr. Heather White serves as Vice President for Student Life 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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Dr. Marta Wayne
Associate Provost and Dean of the International Center

Dr. Marta Wayne is Associate Provost and Dean of the International Center. Dr. Wayne is a professor of Biology, specializing in the evolution & ecology of infectious disease and evolutionary genetics. A faculty member in the UF College of Liberal Arts and Sciences since 1998, Wayne was chair of the Department of Biology from 2014-2021. She is also an affiliate faculty member in the Center for Latin American Studies and the Center for Gender, Sexualities and Women’s Studies. Dr. Wayne provides leadership in the operation of the International Center and international engagement in scholarship, research, and teaching. Extended Biography.

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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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Office of Undergraduate Affairs

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Dr. Brian Harfe
Interim Associate Provost for Teaching and Technology

 

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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
Associate Provost and Director of Institutional Planning and Research

Prior to coming to UF in 2017, 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
Associate Provost and Director 

As Associate 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 is the institutional liaison for the university's accreditor, SACSCOC.  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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Mr. Ron Anderson
University Ombuds

Mr. Anderson serves as a resource and designated neutral party for students, faculty and staff who may have a university related concern or problem. Such problems may be related to grades, difference of opinion with instructors or co-workers, interpretation of university policies, or other administrative issues that may be of concern.  The Ombuds works with staff, faculty and students to interpret university policy, and help identify options and strategies for resolving issues. Additionally, 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 serves on various committees and councils related to student matters.

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