Eric W. Overström
- Provost and Senior Vice President
Eric W. Overström was appointed the university's provost and senior vice president in April 2011, after serving as the provost ad interim for the prior academic year. As the chief academic officer, Overström is responsible for the overall quality of teaching and research activity of the university as well as oversight responsibilities for all fourteen academic departments, plus academic support and resource operations. Learn more about the Provost...
Deborah J. Graves
- Operations Manager, Academic Affairs
Deb joined the Office of the Provost in 1996 after working for many years in the corporate world. In her role as Operations Manager, her primary role is to support the Academic Affairs Division in all operations and assist the Provost with development and implementation of administrative policies and procedures.
Terri Anne Camesano
- Dean of Graduate Studies
Terri A. Camesano is the Dean of Graduate Studies at WPI. She oversees Master's and PhD programs, as well as certificates, in over 20 program areas in science, engineering, and business. She is also Professor of Chemical Engineering and director of an interdisciplinary training program IGERT: Training Innovative Leaders in Biofabrication. As Dean, she is the primary advocate for graduate students and programs at WPI.
- Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Arthur Heinricher is the Dean of Undergraduate Studies and a Professor of Mathematical Sciences. As dean, he is responsible for ensuring the quality and effectiveness of all aspects of the undergraduate experience at WPI, providing leadership and working with the faculty to implement new undergraduate curricular and structural changes.
Michael B. Manning
- Vice Provost for Research
The Vice Provost for Research is responsible for the overall operations and non-financial services that support the research enterprise at WPI, including the Office of Sponsored Programs, Office of Technology Transfer, and the Life Sciences and Bioengineering Center. The APR provides the vision and leadership to enhance faculty research efforts and increase WPI's externally sponsored funding.
- Assistant Vice President for Academic Affairs
The Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Academic Affairs manages multiple ongoing and periodic administrative initiatives in support of the functions of the Office of the Provost. The AVP supports the Provost in the preparation, development and implementation of administrative policies and processes of the division, the evaluation of academic programs and their outcomes, and the management of fiscal and human resources within the division of Academic Affairs.
- Information Analyst
Carla provides information technology support and solutions to the divisions of Academic Affairs by assisting in the design, development, testing and integration of IT tools, applications and products.
50 Prescott Street, Room 1303
Todd S. Keiller
- Director, Technology Transfer
As the steward of WPI's intellectual property, the Office of Technology Transfer can evaluate, protect, market, and license the innovation coming from WPI's research.
50 Prescott Street, Room 1304
- Technology Transfer Research Specialist
Lynda provides support to the offices of Technology Transfer and the Associate Provost for Research.
Boynton Hall, 108
Charles J. Kornik
- Senior Administrator of Academic Programs
Chuck oversees the development of the undergraduate and graduate course schedules, and monitors the efficiency of classroom assignments. He is a co-administrator of the events-scheduling software, 25Live, used to manage event and academic space at WPI, focusing on calendar publication. Chuck is also the managing editor of WPI's online undergraduate and graduate catalogs.
Sara L. Ringer
- Operations Manager, Undergraduate Studies
As Operations Manager for the Office of Undergraduate Studies, Sara is responsible for event planning, the student course evaluation process, as well as provides administrative support to the Dean, the Associate Dean and the Director of the Morgan Center for Teaching and Learning.
Susan M. Oppong
- Operations Coordinator
Susan joined the Provost office in October 2008. She provides direct academic support to the Academic Affairs Operations Manager. In her role, she supports a variety of duties such as preparing faculty appointment letters and payroll paperwork (EPAF), Banner entry for all academic appointments, TA/RA tracking, survey submissions, streamline processes, oversees and creates tutorials for all office procedures, Banner programs and forms. She maintains various tracking systems and works on special projects as needed.
Theona K. Scola
- Administrative Assistant VI
Theona's main role is the provide adminstative support for the Vice Provost for Research (VPR) which includes assisting academic departments in the non-faculty research appointment process. She acts as the liaison within the VPR organization and with external contacts. She also handles various administrative duties, including supporting budget development and the financial model development process, for the Assistant Vice President.