The division of Academic Affairs provides leadership and support at the University
of Memphis for all faculty personnel matters, faculty development, tenure and promotion,
faculty governance, faculty related policy, undergraduate and graduate academic programs
and curriculum, classroom and learning environments, research support and compliance,
institutional research, accreditation matters, and community engagement.
The university’s chief academic officer and Interim Provost, Dr. Karen Weddle-West,
oversees and provides leadership to the division and to the Deans of: Arts & Sciences;
Engineering; Communication and Fine Arts; Education, Health, and Human Sciences; Business
and Economics; Nursing; Communication Sciences and Disorders; Law; University College;
Public Health; and University Libraries.