Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost

The Executive Vice President and Provost is the chief academic and budget officer responsible for overseeing and coordinating academic programs, including both teaching and research, and enhancing the educational mission of the University of Miami. The University's schools and colleges, select centers and institutes, and key offices and administrative units report directly to the provost.

Main Office: 1252 Memorial Drive Ashe Building, Suite 240, Coral Gables | Phone: (305) 284-4628 | Contact Information

Senior Administration

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University Deans

Roni Avissar

Dean, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science

(305) 421-4000
4600 Rickenbacker Cswy
Room 105A
Roni Avissar, a former Duke University climatologist who has studied the way Amazon deforestation affects precipitation patterns around the world, became dean of the Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science in June 2009. Born and raised in France, Avissar was a professor at Duke's Pratt School of Engineering from 2001 and chair...

Leonidas G Bachas

Dean, College of Arts and Sciences

(305) 284-4021
Ashe Administration Building
1252 Memorial Dr
Room 227
Leonidas G. Bachas joined the University of Miami as dean of the College of Arts and Sciences in July 2010. A distinguished analytical and biological chemist, Bachas was formerly the Frank J. Derbyshire Professor of Chemistry at the University of Kentucky and chair of its Department of Chemistry. Bachas’s tenure at Kentucky was marked...

Jean Pierre Bardet

Dean, College of Engineering

McArthur Engineering Building
1251 Memorial Dr
Jean-Pierre Bardet joined the University of Miami as dean of the College of Engineering in August 2015. His research interests range from earthquake engineering and tsunamis to geomechanics, civil infrastructure systems, and megacities. Prior to UM, Bardet served as dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Texas at Arlington,...

Shelton G. Berg

Dean, Frost School of Music

(305) 284-2241
Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr
Room 128F
Shelton G. Berg became dean of the Phillip and Patricia Frost School of Music in June 2007. Formerly the McCoy/Sample Endowed Professor of Jazz Studies at the Thornton School of Music at the University of Southern California, Berg is an internationally recognized pianist, composer, arranger, and educator and is widely acclaimed for his energetic...

Charles Eckman

Dean of Libraries, University Librarian

(305) 284-1959
Richter Library
1300 Memorial Dr
Charles D. Eckman joined the University of Miami as dean of libraries and university librarian in December 2013. He previously served as dean of library services at Simon Fraser University (2010-2013), director of library collections at the University of California, Berkeley (2006-2010), and principal government documents librarian and head of...

Rodolphe el-Khoury

Dean, School of Architecture

(305) 284-9092
Architecture (48)
1223 Dickinson Dr
Room 210A
Rodolphe el-Khoury is Dean of the University of Miami School of Architecture. Before coming to UMSoA in July, 2014, he was Canada Research Chair and Director of Urban Design at the University of Toronto, Head of Architecture at California College of the Arts, and Associate Professor at Harvard Graduate School of Design. He has taught at Columbia...

Rebecca M Fox

Dean, Division of Continuing and International Education

(305) 284-6359
Allen Hall
5050 Brunson Dr
Room 217
Rebecca MacMillan Fox is dean of UM’s Division of Continuing and International Education (DCIE). Fox has had a distinguished career in education, from K-12 through graduate school. As dean of Continuing and International Education, she leads a division with a primary mission of providing educational programs to meet the needs of...

Laurence B. Gardner M.D.

Interim Dean, Miller School of Medicine

(305) 243-1253
Rosenstiel Med Science Bldg
1600 NW 10th Ave
Room 1140
Laurence (“Lanny”) Gardner attended college at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Humanities and Science and minors in mathematics, biology and physics. He graduated from the Harvard Medical School, magna cum laud and spent two years of medical residency at the...

Anuj Mehrotra

Interim Dean, School of Business Administration

(305) 284-1973
Jenkins Building
5250 University Dr
Room 221
Anuj Mehrotra became interim dean of the University of Miami School of Business Administration on July 1, 2016. He is also the Leslie O. Barnes Scholar and a professor of management science. Most recently, he served as the vice dean of graduate business programs and executive education. He previously served as vice dean for faculty affairs and...

Anne E. Norris

Interim Dean
Associate Dean for the Ph.D. Program

(305) 284-4271
Schwartz Center Nursing/HS
5030 Brunson Dr
Room 440C
Anne E. Norris, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN is Interim Dean, Professor, and Associate Dean for the Ph.D. Program of the University of Miami School of Nursing and Health Studies (SONHS).  Dr. Norris earned her Ph.D. in nursing and psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1988 with specialization in psychiatric/mental health nursing...

Guillermo J Prado Ph.D.

Dean of the Graduate School

(305) 243-2748
Soffer Clinical Research Ctr
1120 NW 14th St
Room 1010
Guillermo “Willy” Prado, the Leonard M. Miller Professor of Public Health Sciences and the director of the Division of Prevention Science and Community Health at the Miller School of Medicine, was appointed dean of the Graduate School in February 2016. As dean, Prado works in partnership with the deans of the schools and...

Isaac Prilleltensky

Dean, School of Education
Vice Provost for Institutional Culture

(305) 284-3505
Merrick Building
5202 University Dr
Room 313EA (inactive)
Isaac Prilleltensky was appointed dean of the University of Miami School of Education in July 2006. He previously served as professor of Human and Organizational Development and director of the Ph.D. program in Community Research and Action at Peabody College at Vanderbilt University. Born in Argentina, Prilleltensky received his M.A. in...

Gregory J Shepherd

Dean, School of Communication

(305) 284-3420
Wolfson Building
5100 Brunson Dr
Room 2005
Gregory J. Shepherd became dean of the University of Miami’s School of Communication on July 1, 2011. A distinguished communication faculty member and administrator for nearly 30 years at several major universities, he was previously dean of Ohio University’s Scripps College of Communication. Shepherd joined Ohio University...

Patricia D White

Dean, School of Law

(305) 284-2394
Meyer Law Administration (C)
1311 Miller Dr
Room C225
Patricia D. White is the University of Miami School of Law's eleventh dean. Her decade of service as dean of the Arizona State University Sandra Day O'Connor College of Law, prior to joining the Miami school, elevated her to national recognition as a leader in legal education and made her the longest serving dean in the history of that...

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