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Academic Affairs / Provost

Administration 203
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660-543-4116

Deborah J. Curtis, Ph.D. 


Provost- Chief Learning Officer


Reporting to the president, the provost chief learning officer plays a vital leadership role in assessing the university’s current position, building collegial consensus around a compelling vision for the future, and guiding development of creative initiatives. In addition, the provost chief learning officer assists the deans in promoting program and faculty development; leads enrollment management and program marketing; builds and maintains positive and productive relationships among senior administration, faculty and staff; maintains or ensures a high degree of student success and satisfaction; and, encourages collaborative alliances.


Dr. Curtis oversees the major academic operations units of the university:


Dr. Curtis is also responsible for academic programs and support services including: