As Special Assistant to the Provost, Gigi Bruce supports the provost on major strategic and administrative initiatives, works with senior university administrators and other colleagues across the University to make effective use of the provost's time, manages senior leadership searches, and oversees engagement and communications. She is the administrative and business manager of the Office of the Provost and the Secretary to the INTO OSU Joint Venture Board. Gigi has a nearly 30-year career in higher education, serving three provosts and a president, and over fifteen years as a Faculty Senator. Gigi’s assistant is Kayleen Eng.
Kayleen Eng serves as the Administrative Support Coordinator for the Office of the Provost and Assistant to Gigi Bruce, Special Assistant to the Provost. She provides administrative support to the Office of the Provost, schedules meetings, processes travel reimbursements and invoices, and arranges travel. Kayleen received her BS in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Oregon and is a graduate student in OSU's CSSA program.
Romeo Lopez Gonzalez is Executive Secretary to the Provost. He manages the provost’s schedule, prepares the provost’s daily agenda and itinerary, and arranges the provost’s travel. Romeo earned an Ed.M. in College Student Services Administration, a BS in Ethnic Studies, and a BS in Human Development Family Sciences from Oregon State University.
Andrea McDaniel serves as the Executive Assistant to the Provost for Special Events and Outreach. She coordinates Convocation, the Distinguished Professor Lectures, the Recognizing Excellence Celebration, the New Employee Welcome Breakfast, the Promotion and Tenure Reception, the Authors and Editors series, and other events. She also serves as Director of Commencement, oversees website design and maintenance for the Office of the Provost and Office of Faculty Affairs, and drafts the provost's remarks for speaking engagements. Andrea served as Assistant to the Director of Admissions before taking her current position. She holds a BS in Animal Science from Oregon State University.