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About the Office of Academic Affairs

The mission of the Office of Academic Affairs is to provide quality academic programs, quality faculty committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service to their communities, and quality student educational support and experiences that enhance both teaching and learning.

  • Office location  Howard Administration Building, 3rd Floor
  • Office hours  Mon – Fri, 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Fax:  (904) 256-7047​


Donnie Horner, Ph.D.

L​ee Ann Clements, Ph.D.
Associate Provost

Bill Crosby, Ph.D.
Acting Associate Provost


Carrie Ayer
Executive Assistant to the Provost

  • Email address
  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7031

Debbie Guy
University Scheduler/Conference Coordinator

  • Email address
  • Telephone number  (904) 256-7048

Academic Affairs Organization

​What does the Provost do?

The Provost reports directly to the President and is a member of the President's Executive Council. The Provost is responsible to the President of the University for coordination of the activities of the Deans of the College of Arts and Sciences, Davis College of Business, Fine Arts, Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences, Interdisciplinary & Professional Studies, and Orthodontics as well as the Directors of Academic Advising, Academic Engagement, Admissions, Financial Aid, Center for Teaching and Learning, Institutional Effectiveness, Library, Marine Science Research Institute, Registrar's Office, Experiential Learning, and Student Support Services. The Provost makes recommendations to the President on all matters of a curricular nature and on faculty employment, compensation, and promotion, and is generally responsible to the President in regard to all academic affairs.

The Provost speaks for the President in the event the President is absent from the University.