Meet the Vice Provost
Thomas Nenon is Professor of Philosophy and Vice Provost for Assessment, Institutional Research, and Reporting. He received his PhD at the University of Freiburg, Germany in 1983 and joined the philosophy department at the University of Memphis in 1985. Before assuming his current position in 2008, his administrative experience included four years as Director of the Center for the Humanities and twelve years of service in the Provost’s Office, first as Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, then as Vice Provost for Undergraduate Programs.
His primary responsibilities include overseeing program review and assessment, coordinating reporting and publishing of information about student and faculty performance, serving as a liaison between Academic Affairs and the Information Technology Division on questions related to software and technical support, and coordinating retention efforts across divisions within the University. He continues to be active in teaching and research and is recognized as an expert in modern European philosophy and intellectual history.