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Business Address

Administrative Center
5115 Oak St.
Room 300G
Kansas City, MO 64110

Mailing address

Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
Administrative Center
5100 Rockhill Road
Room 300G
Kansas City, MO 64110-2499

Phone

816-235-1107

Fax

816-235-5509

Office hours

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday

To request the Provost's attendance to an event:

Provost Event Attendance Form

Staff

Click here for Executive Officer Information

Erma Artist, Office Support Assistant IV
Phone: (816) 235-1107
artiste@umkc.edu 
Answers main phone line, processes payment methods for expenditures, and assists in fiscal matters.

Beci Edmundson, Faculty Affairs Specialist
Phone: (816) 235-2721
edmundsonr@umkc.edu 
Assistant to the Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs (Dr. Denis Medeiros) in the areas of promotion & tenure, awards, and all academic personnel processes including recruitment, hiring, leaves, grievance, evaluation and review, extra compensation, summer pay, New Faculty Orientation, and the Olson Professorship program.

Brandie Elliott, Senior Executive Assistant
Phone: (816) 235-1030
elliottba@umkc.edu
Assistant to the Vice Provost for Online and Distance Learning (Devon Cancilla) and State Authorization Coordinator.

Rebecca Markley, Senior Executive Assistant
Phone: (816) 235-1024
markleyr@umkc.edu
Assistant to the Provost.

Deborah Phillips, Business Support Specialist II
Phone: (816) 235-2660
phillipsdeb@umkc.edu
Scheduling assistant to the Chief Information Officer, Mary Lou Fritts.

Amy Watson, Senior Executive Assistant
Phone: (816) 235-5623
watsonar@umkc.edu
Assistant to the Deputy Provost (Cindy Pemberton);Coordinator for the Undergraduate Curriculum Committee and Administrator for the Curriculum and Catalog Management System, CourseLeaf.

Graduate Assistant

Christine Serpe
Phone: (816) 235-1128
crserpe@mail.umkc.edu
Academic Assessment.