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Office of the Provost

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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

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

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, Senior Program/Project Support Coordinator (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, 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)

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

Amy Watson, Senior Executive Assistant
Phone: (816) 235-5623
watsonar@umkc.edu
Assistant to the Deputy Provost (Dr. Cindy Pemberton); Administrative support for the Academic Policy Development Task Force, Undergraduate Curriculum Committee, Program Evaluation Committee, Honors College Task Force, University College Advisory Council, as well as other strategic plan implementation committees, search committees, or working groups as necessary; Coordinator for new faculty orientation, academic program review site visits, center & institute annual reviews, and other projects as assigned.

DeOnna White, Business Support Specialist II
Phone: (816) 235-6476
whitedg@umkc.edu
Assistant to The Vice Provost and CIO (Mary Lou Hines Fritts)

Graduate Assistants

Joanna Maung
Phone: (816) 235-6446
joanna.maung@umkc.edu
Provost website and blog

Dan Stroud
disrzf@mail.umkc.edu 
Assistant to Nathan Lindsay, academic assessment