As operations manager, Deborah Graves supports the Division of Academic Affairs in all day-to-day operations while also assisting the Provost with the development and implementation of administrative policies and procedures. She has been at WPI since 1996, and during that time, has provided invaluable insight and experience to the Provost’s senior leadership team.

In addition to supporting Academic Affairs during its transition to a dean structure, she has contributed to many administrative leadership committees, worked closely with faculty governance, and been part of several committees on topics as diverse as human resources, events, and space planning.

Graves earned an associate’s degree at Becker College, as well as numerous certificates in leadership skills and management.