Academic Affairs

Office Administration

The Provost and Academic Affairs staff invite you to contact us for academic assistance.

Administrative Services building - Room 209
(320) 308-3143

Dan Gregory

Dan Gregory

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Dan Gregory is the chief academic officer responsible for advancing the scholarly life of the university. He works with deans, faculty, and staff, develops and administers academic policies, helps establish academic priorities, oversees the curriculum, encourages faculty and student research, supervises academic support and enrollment services, and assures compliance with system, state, regional, and federal academic and educational policies.
La Vonne Cornell-Swanson

La Vonne Cornell-Swanson

Associate Provost for Faculty & Student Affairs

The Associate Provost for Faculty & Student Affairs provides procedural oversight, leadership, and implementation of academic curriculum, programs, and policies as delegated by the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, including faculty relations and student conflict resolution. The position serves as the Provost's designee on academic and student affairs committees, collaborates with offices on campus to assess and develop effective academic policies and procedures, and provides day-to-day management of the Office of the Provost.
Michele Mumm

Michele Mumm

Executive Director of Academic Resources

(320) 308-4066

Michele Mumm provides strategic leadership on matters relating to financial and operational strategy, planning, and budget in Academic Affairs. She develops financial systems, models, and tools that facilitate meeting divisional goals while assuring long-term sustainability. Michele collaborates with our academic deans to foster alignment with institutional priorities; she designs academic resource policies and operational procedures. Michele leads the development of strategic and innovative solutions to administrative challenges that rise to the level of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.

April Botzek

Budget Analyst

April Botzek analyzes and manages the fiscal operations for Academic Affairs. She is responsible for providing oversight of operating budgets; managing the budget request, allocation, load, and maintenance processes; modeling financial impact of divisional initiatives; and using data to conduct fiscal and operational analyses across the division.

Greta Abel

Administrative Assistant to the Provost

(320) 308-4909
Greta Abel provides administrative support to the Provost by managing his internal and external communications, coordinating his calendar, planning and managing special events, overseeing office budgets, and serving on councils and committees.

Diane Glade

Senior Office and Administrative Specialist

(320) 308-3144
Diane Glade provides administrative support to the Interim Associate Provost for Faculty and Student Affairs. She provides administrative assistance for the campus curriculum process, policies, and articulation agreements. In addition, Ms. Glade serves as editor of the University Catalog.

Lucie Schwartzkopf

Office and Administrative Specialist, Intermediate

Lucie Schwartzkopf provides receptionist services and clerical support for the Office of Academic Affairs.