Vice Provost for Assessment, Institutional Research & Reporting
Thomas Nenon is Professor of Philosophy and Vice Provost for Assessment, Institutional
Research, and Reporting. He received his Ph.D. 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.