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

Jeffrey Duerk

Executive Vice President & Provost

jduerk@miami.edu

Ashe Administration Building
1252 Memorial Dr
Executive Vice President and Provost Jeffrey L. Duerk is the University of Miami's chief academic officer, with appointing and oversight authority concerning the deans of the 11 schools and colleges, as well as the senior administrators involved with research, undergraduate and graduate education, and other academic areas. He has primary...

William Scott Green

Sr. Vice Provost
Dean of Undergraduate Education

wgreen@miami.edu

(305) 284-2006
Ashe Administration Building
1252 Memorial Dr
Room 240
William Scott Green joined the University of Miami as senior vice provost and dean of undergraduate education in July 2006. In the newly created position, he has overall responsibility for enhancing the quality of the undergraduate experience and strengthening the integration of university-wide undergraduate curricular and co-curricular...

David J Birnbach M.D.

Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
Miller Professor, Department of Anesthesiology

dbirnbach@miami.edu

(305) 284-2002
Ashe Administration Building
1252 Memorial Dr
Room 240
David J. Birnbach, M.D., M.P.H., professor of anesthesiology and obstetrics and gynecology at the Miller School of Medicine and associate dean and director of the UM/Jackson Memorial Hospital Center for Patient Safety, became vice provost for faculty affairs in June 2007. In this post he oversees the promotion and tenure process, faculty...

John L Bixby

Vice Provost
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology and Neurological Surgery

jbixby@miami.edu

(305) 243-7587
Dominion Tower
1400 NW 10th Ave
Room 1205J
With over 140 co-authored publications and numerous NSF- and NIH-funded research studies, John Bixby, Ph.D., Vice Provost for Research and Professor of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology and Neurological Surgery, has earned his place as a distinguished scientist and leader at the University of Miami. Dr. Bixby first joined the University in...

Norma Sue Kenyon Ph.D.

Vice Provost for Innovation
Professor

nkenyon@miami.edu

(305) 243-5346
Diabetes Research Institute
1450 NW 10th Ave
Room 6032A
Norma Sue Kenyon, Ph.D., Martin Kleiman Professor of Surgery, Microbiology and Immunology and Biomedical Engineering, became Vice Provost for Innovation in June 2012.  In this role, she serves as the primary liaison for University faculty and program staff to investigate opportunities for disclosure, patent protection, funding and...

Isaac Prilleltensky

Dean, Academic
Vice Provost for Institutional Culture

isaacp@miami.edu

(305) 284-3505
Merrick Building
5202 University Dr
Room 313EA (inactive)
Isaac Prilleltensky was appointed dean of the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development 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...

John G Haller

Vice President, Enrollment Management

jgh22@miami.edu

(305) 284-3970
Whitten University Center
1306 Stanford Dr
Room 2275
John Haller, a professional with more than 18 years of experience in the admissions field, joined the University in September 2014 as the Vice President of Enrollment Management. John came from Saint Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania where he was the Associate Provost of Enrollment Management. John has held several enrollment...

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University Deans

Edward Abraham M.D.

Dean, Academic

eabraham@med.miami.edu

(305) 243-5677
Rosenstiel Med Science Bldg
1600 NW 10th Ave
Edward Abraham, MD, is the Dean of the University of Miami Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. In addition, he serves as the chief academic officer for the Miller School of Medicine and physician executive of the University of Miami Medical Group. He plays a leading role in the advancement of education, research, and patient care, but also...

Roni Avissar

Dean, Academic

avissar@miami.edu

(305) 421-4000
Science Lab & Admin Building
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, Academic

bachas@miami.edu

(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, Academic

bardet@miami.edu

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, Academic

sberg@miami.edu

(305) 284-2241
Gusman Concert Hall
1314 Miller Dr
Room 128F
Shelton (Shelly) G. Berg is Dean at the FROST SCHOOL OF MUSIC at the University of Miami where he leads a dynamic faculty and teaches outstanding students. He was previously the McCoy/Sample Professor of Jazz Studies at USC Thornton School of Music and a past president of the International Association for Jazz Education (IAJE). In 2000, The Los...

Charles Eckman

Librarian Professor
Professor

ceckman@miami.edu

(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, Academic

rxe66@miami.edu

(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, Administrative

rfox@miami.edu

(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...

Anne E. Norris

Professor
Interim Dean
Associate Dean for the Ph.D. Program

aen16@miami.edu

(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, Graduate School
Professor

gprado@miami.edu

(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, Academic
Vice Provost for Institutional Culture

isaacp@miami.edu

(305) 284-3505
Merrick Building
5202 University Dr
Room 313EA (inactive)
Isaac Prilleltensky was appointed dean of the University of Miami School of Education and Human Development 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...

John A. Quelch

Dean, Academic

jquelch@miami.edu

(305) 284-6648
Jenkins Building
5250 University Dr
John Quelch became dean of the University of Miami School of Business Administration on July 1, 2017. He also serves as the University’s vice provost for executive education. Quelch has a wealth of senior leadership experience, having previously served as the dean and senior associate dean at three internationally-recognized business...

Gregory J Shepherd

Dean, Academic

shepherd@miami.edu

(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, Academic

pwhite@miami.edu

(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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