John A. Elliott
Interim Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Auran J. Fox Chair in Business
John A. Elliott is the Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Connecticut, and the Auran J. Fox Chair in Business. He previously served as Dean of the School of Business for almost 7 years, since August 2012.
Interim Provost Elliott received his BS and MBA degrees from the University of Maryland and his PhD degree from Cornell University. Prior to joining UConn, he served as Dean at the Zicklin School. This followed 20 years on the faculty at Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management, where he was ultimately Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. He is a certified public accountant with professional experience as an auditor and consultant for Arthur Andersen & Co. and at the Westinghouse Defense and Space Center. He is the incoming Chair of AACSB International.