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Sally Reis

Special Advisor to the Interim Provost

Key Areas

  • Assists the Provost in systemic transformation of the academic, operational, financial, and community engagement efforts of the Provost Office
  • Supports the Provost in strategic analysis and planning, and the operational and fiscal impact of academic planning
  • Supports the Provost Office team in leading the designing and implementing of procedures


Professional Biography

Sally Reis holds the Letitia Neag Chair in Educational Psychology in the Neag School of Education. She was previously named a Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, and a Teaching Fellow. She formerly served as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs where she worked to enhance undergraduate programs, career development, and excellence in teaching. She also served as the Department Head of the Educational Psychology Department. She has authored and co-authored more than 270 articles, books, book chapters, monographs and technical reports, and worked in a research team that has generated over $60 million in grants during the last 20 years. Her scholarship on academically talented students and strength-based pedagogy is diverse and broad, as summarized by her numerous articles, books, book chapters, monographs, and technical reports. She is currently working on a grant, with colleagues from Educational Psychology, on academically talented high school students with autism. She has won multiple awards, including being named a fellow of The American Psychological Association, as well as awards for distinguished scholarship.