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Craig Kenendy

Craig H. Kennedy
Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs

Craig H. Kennedy is the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Connecticut. He is also a Professor of Educational Psychology and Pediatrics. Before joining UConn, he was Dean of the College of Education at the University of Georgia.  Prior to his administrative appointments, he was a Professor of Special Education and Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University. He has published more than 150 articles and books relating to the biobehavioral analysis of autism and other neurodevelopmental disabilities.  He holds a BA (psychology) and a PhD (education) from the University of California, Santa Barbara. | 860-486-6399
Executive Assistant: Kathy Slowik
Gulley Hall, First Floor

Vice Provosts and Presidents

Lloyd Blanchard

Lloyd Blanchard
Associate Vice President of Budget, Management and Institutional Research
Administrative Assistant: Heather Nelson
Budds Building

Kent Holsinger

Kent Holsinger
Vice Provost for Graduate Education, Dean of the Graduate School
Administrative Assistant: Martha Marroni
Whetten Graduate Center, Second Floor

Michael Mundrane

Michael Mundrane
Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Administrative Assistant: Kristy Hughes
Temporary Administrative Building, First Floor


Jeffrey Shoulson
Vice Provost for Academic Operations
Executive Assistant: Virginia White
Gulley Hall, First Floor

John Volin

John Volin
Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Executive Assistant: Amanda Pitts
Gulley Hall, First Floor

Maric, Radenka

Radenka Maric
Vice President for Research
Executive Assistant: Joanna Desjardin
Whetten Graduate Center

Associate and Assistant Vice Provosts

Peter Diplock

Peter Diplock
Assistant Vice Provost for Excellence in Teaching & Learning
Administrative Assistant: Kathleen Carnelli
Rowe Building, Third Floor

Jennifer Lease Butts

Jennifer Lease Butts
Assistant Vice Provost for Enrichment Programs, Director of the Honors Program
Administrative Assistant: Ellen Mayo
Rowe Building, Fourth Floor

James Lowe

James Lowe
Assistant Vice Provost, Executive Director of the Center for Career Development
Administrative Assistant: Pamela Zagami
Wilbur Cross Building, Second Floor

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Maria Martinez
Assistant Vice Provost for Student Success
Rowe Building, Second Floor

Deborah Shelby onJuly 12, 2018. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Deborah Shelby
Associate Vice Provost for Academic Operations
Executive Assistant: Virginia White
Gulley Hall, Garden Level

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Darshana Sonpal
Assistant Vice Provost for Finance
Gulley Hall, First Floor


Alyssa Kelleher

Alyssa Kelleher
Director of the Office of Veterans Affairs and Military Programs
Executive Assistant: Nikki Eberly
Arjona Building, Third Floor

Michael P. Lynch

Michael P. Lynch
Director, Humanities Institute
Administrative Assistant: Nasya Al-Saidy
Babbidge Library, Fourth Floor

David Noble on Aug. 23, 2018. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

David Noble
Director of the Peter J. Werth Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Program Assistant: Katie Britt
Wilbur Cross, First Floor


Rachel O'Neill
Executive Director of the Institute of Systems Genomics
Administrative Assistant: Stephanie Holden

Steven Suib

Steven Suib
Director of the Institute for Materials Science
Executive Assistant: Kayla Pittman
Gant Science Complex, First Floor

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Ellen Tripp
Director of the Student-Athlete Success Program
Burton Football Complex


Bridget Inzirillo

Bridget Inzirillo
Academic Finance and Human Resources Specialist
Gulley Hall, First Floor

Amada Pitts on Oct. 19, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Amanda Pitts
Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Gulley Hall, First Floor

Kathy Slowik

Kathy Slowik
Executive Assistant to the Provost & Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
Gulley Hall, First Floor

Ashley Vrabely on Oct. 11, 2018. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Ashley Vrabely
Academic Affairs and Policy Specialist
Gulley Hall, First Floor

Virginia White

Virginia White
Executive Assistant to the Vice Provost for Academic Operations
Gulley Hall, First Floor

Rachel Wice '16 (CLAS) on Oct. 19, 2017. (Peter Morenus/UConn Photo)

Rachel Wice
Office Coordinator
Gulley Hall, First Floor