Meet the Provost's Team
Susan Capalbo serves as the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs as of fall 2016.  She has been at Oregon State University since 2008 as Department Head and Professor in Applied Economics.

The Office of Academic Affairs is committed to ensuring the vitality of our academic enterprise.  To fulfill this commitment, and to align with the OSU Strategic Plan, we support an outstanding array of undergraduate, graduate, and faculty programs. The academic affairs office enhances the academic environment for students, supports faculty development through the promotion and tenure process, diversity initiatives and other targeted programs and conducts ongoing assessment and provides institutional data to the range of OSU partners and constituencies.

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Susie Brubaker-Cole serves as the Vice Provost for Student Affairs since 2014, and prior to that she served as Oregon State University’s Associate Provost for Academic Success and Engagement.

The Vice Provost for Student Affairs reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President and serves as a member of the executive leadership team of the president. The vice provost collaborates with others to develop and implement policies concerning student and general university programs and create a network to resolve problems and issues confronting students and staff. The vice provost represents student services throughout the university and community.

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Lois Brooks serves as Vice Provost for Information Services, leads IT for Oregon State University. She provides vision, leadership, and advocacy for the effective application of information technologies to the instructional, research and service missions of the University. In partnership with executive and academic leadership, she develops and executes IT strategy for the University. She is active nationally in the higher education community, and has served in leadership and governance roles with the Northwest Academic Computing Consortium, Unizin, Educause Learning Initiative, and Internet2.

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Susana Rivera-Mills serves as the Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies. She previously served as Executive Associate Dean in the College of Liberal Arts and Professor of Spanish Linguistics and Diversity Advancement.

The Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies main objective is to promote and improve undergraduate education and success at Oregon State, a critical element of the university’s Strategic Plan 3.0, with a particular emphasis on increasing and equalizing retention and graduation rates across all student populations.  In addition, the Vice Provost and Dean will advance university strategies to improve student success, working in partnership with academic colleges and the divisions of Academic Affairs, International Programs and Student Affairs. 

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Jennifer Brown serves as the Vice Provost and Dean for the Graduate School effective April 25, 2016.  Prior to her appointment, Jennifer served as Associate Dean of the Graduate School and Professor of Horticulture at OSU since June 2015.

As Vice Provost and Dean of the Graduate School, Brown will provide leadership for graduate education and serve as an advocate for graduate students. Together with graduate faculty, the Graduate School provides financial support for our students to ensure that OSU attracts the very best and brightest students to advance the University's research agenda.  The Graduate School provides opportunities for our students to acquire the skills that they will need to be successful in their future career

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Mark Hoffman serves as the Vice Provost for International Programs effective July 15, 2015. He previously served as a Professor and Associate Dean in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences and is a faculty member in Exercise and Sport Sciences.

The Vice Provost for International Programs plays a key role in the development and implementation of programs that further the university’s internationalization goals. The Vice Provost provides strategic direction for OSU’s internationalization efforts, coordinate relevant campus activities, facilitate integration of international students and scholars into OSU, support and expand education abroad opportunities for students and faculty.

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Scott Reed serves as the Vice Provost for University Outreach and Engagement since his appointment in 2007.  Scott had been dean and director of the OSU Extension Service since 2005.

Oregon residents and people worldwide have access to a growing number of distance educational programs that enhance the economic, environmental and social welfare of society. The knowledge base of OSU is made available through systematically designed priorities within every unit that are designed to be consistent with the expressed needs of communities of place, interest and practice.

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Kate Peterson serves as Associate Provost for Enrollment Management. Kate has worked in higher education for over 30 years, the majority of which was in student financial aid and scholarships.

The associate provost for Enrollment Management is responsible for the supervision and coordination of Enrollment Management Technology Group, Partnership Programs, Admissions, Financial Aid & Scholarships, Pre-College Programs and the Registrar.

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