As Provost and Executive Vice President, Edward Feser is the chief academic and operating officer of Oregon State University, charged by President Ed Ray to oversee progress on the University’s strategic goals in student success, faculty excellence, outreach and engagement, internationalization and institutional reputation. In partnership with Vice President for Finance and Administration Mike Green, Provost Feser ensures that the financial resources and administrative and physical infrastructure of OSU are closely aligned with its mission as a leading land grant university with a focus on inclusive excellence and the deep integration of teaching, research and engagement.
In her role as Special Assistant to the Provost and member of the Provost’s Executive Committee and the Provost’s Senior Leadership Team, 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, coordinates the Provost’s office work plan and agendas and oversees project management to advance the Provost's priorities. She manages senior leadership searches, serves as administrative and business manager of the Office of the Provost, and oversees engagement and communications. She serves as Secretary to the INTO OSU Joint Venture Board and as part of the Senior International Officer’s team to advance the internationalization goals of the University. 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.
Andrea McDaniel serves as the Executive Assistant to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Special Events and Outreach and Director of Commencement. She coordinates events for the Provost including, but not limited to, the Distinguished Professor Lectures, Recognizing Excellence Celebration, New Employee Welcome Breakfast, Promotion, and Tenure Reception and the Authors and Editors events. She provides website maintenance and design for the Office of the  Provost and the Office of Faculty Affairs, and prepares the Provost's remarks at events and 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.
Romeo Lopez Gonzalez serves as the Executive Secretary to the Provost and Executive Vice President. He provides executive-level administrative support to the Provost, including facilitating all scheduling needs and requirements of the Provost, preparing the Provost’s daily agenda and itinerary, and 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.
Kayleen Eng serves as the Administrative Support Coordinator for the Office of the Provost and Assistant to Gigi Bruce, Special Assistant to the Provost. Kayleen received her BS in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Oregon and is a graduate student in OSU's CSSA program.