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Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President

About the Office of the Provost and Executive Vice President

Jesse Perez MendezJesse Perez Mendez

Provost and Executive Vice President

108 Anderson Hall

Meet the Provost and Executive Vice President

Lynn CarlinLynn Carlin

Special Assistant to the Provost

108 Anderson Hall 

Selected Areas of Responsibility

  • Next-Gen K-State strategic planning/reporting
  • Institutional special projects/initiatives coordination and management
  • Executive support, coordination and facilitation
  • Communications from the provost
  • Administrative planning and policy and procedures analysis/review/development
  • University Handbook/Department Head Manual maintenance/updates

Grant ChapmanGrant Chapman

Associate Provost
Office of International Programs
English Language Program
International Student Center

304 Fairchild Hall

Selected Areas of Responsibility

  • International student services
  • Education Abroad/English Language Program
  • International outreach
  • Events and lecture series

Dr. Tanya GonzálezTanya González

Associate Provost, Institutional Effectiveness, and Interim Director of the Teaching & Learning Center

202 Anderson Hall

Selected Areas of Responsibility

  • K-State 8/general education program
  • University Distinguished Professors
  • Faculty awards and recognition
  • Faculty/academic administrators development and mentoring
  • General use and technology classrooms
  • Reporting units include Honor and Integrity System and the Teaching and Learning Center

Karen GoosKaren Goos

Vice Provost, Enrollment Management

108 Anderson Hall

Selected Areas of Responsibility

  • University enrollment management services, including domestic and international student recruitment, admission, financial aid, registration and transfer enrollment
  • Alignment of enrollment services across the university
  • Strategic enrollment management plan/strategies/reporting
  • Oversight of Recruitment and Admissions, Student Financial Assistance, Powercat Financial and the Office of the Registrar

Thomas LaneThomas Lane

Vice President and Dean of Students

122 Anderson Hall

Selected Areas of Responsibility

  • Community Building
  • Student Well-being
  • Student Belonging and Inclusion
  • Academic and Career Engagement
  • Student Support and Accountability
  • Also reports to the President

Dr. Bin NingBin Ning

Associate Provost of Institutional Research and Chief Data Officer

226 Anderson Hall

Selected Areas of Responsibility

  • Academic and co-curricular assessment
  • Institutional reporting
  • Data analytics
  • Institutional and student surveys
  • Accreditation and institutional program review  
  • BI design and development
  • Data governance and policy
  • Enterprise data warehouse

Mary Hale TolarMary Hale Tolar

Dean, Associate Professor
Mary Lynn and Warren Staley School of Leadership

103 Leadership Studies Building

Selected Areas of Responsibility

  • Mary Lynn and Warren Staley School of Leadership
  • Service learning
  • Interdisciplinary Academic Leadership Programs
  • Oversight of Engagement, Honors Program, Nationally Competitive Scholarships, and Edgerley-Franklin Urban Leadership Scholars

Provost Office Staff

Craig BourneCraig Bourne

Executive Assistant

108 Anderson Hall

Selected Areas of Responsibility

  • Staff support and calendar/scheduling coordination and management for the Provost
  • Office coordination and management
  • Deans Council support
  • Human resources support, including all personnel actions requiring Provost approval, executive searches, and conflict of interest and consulting requests
  • Managing the Provost's inbox
  • Maintaining record files

Provost Units Organizational Chart (pdf)

Provost Functional Organizational Chart (pdf)