Office of the Provost

Contact us

Physical location

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





Office hours

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

To request the Provost's attendance to an event:

Provost Event Attendance Form


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

Beci Edmundson, Faculty Affairs Specialist
Phone: (816) 235-2721 
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
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
Assistant to the Provost

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

DeOnna White, Business Support Specialist II
Phone: (816) 235-6476

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

Graduate Assistants

Joanna Maung
Phone: (816) 235-6446
Provost website and blog

Dan Stroud 
Assistant to Ruth Cain, Director of Academic Assessment