Vice Provost for Academic Affairs and Senior Vice Provost
Alix Gitelman is Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Senior Vice Provost, and Professor of Statistics. She collaborates with the academic deans, the Faculty Senate, and other administrators to advance the university’s goals of offering high quality undergraduate programs onsite, online and in hybrid format; designing diverse, well-supported and affordable pathways to an OSU degree; creating more opportunities for student research and experiential learning; and delivering instruction using leading edge pedagogies and technologies. Alix received a BA in computer science from Columbia University and a MS in mathematics from Portland State University. She received MS and PhD degrees in statistics from Carnegie Mellon University. Her research is in statistical methods for the environmental and ecological sciences.
Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director for the Center for Teaching and Learning
Dr. Regan A.R. Gurung is Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL). Dr. Gurung's expertise in social psychology, as well as his passion for teaching has brought unique, research-based insight to CTL programing. University wide, Regan and the CTL has been instrumental in faculty orientation and development workshops, enhancing inclusivity in the classroom, and in experiential education.
Dr. Gurung earned his bachelors from Carleton College, Northfield, (MN), his M.S. and Ph.D. in Social/Personality Psychology from University of Washington, Seattle, and was an NIMH Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California, Los Angeles. He has authored, co-authored, or edited 15 books, over 120 peer reviewed articles and chapters, and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. He is winner of both the Charles L. Brewer Distinguished Teaching of Psychology Award, the American Psychological Association’s highest teaching award, and the Carnegie Foundation’s WI Professor of the Year award. He is also the recipient of Carleton College Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award. Among numerous leadership positions, he served as President of the Society for the Teaching of Psychology and is founding co-editor of Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in Psychology.
Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
Daniel López-Cevallos is Assistant Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Associate Professor of Ethnic Studies. He collaborates with college leadership and faculty to improve course-based learning and success, and create a transformative education that is accessible to all learners. In that capacity, he provides strategic leadership and oversight of Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and the Arts, the STEM Leaders Program, and the APLU Adaptive Courseware Initiative. He also serves as liaison with Army ROTC, Navy/Marines ROTC, and Air Force ROTC, and provides principal counsel to the Vice Provost to conceptualize and implement initiatives that advance and support undergraduate academic experiences. His research & evaluation work focuses on the intersections of race/ethnicity, gender, class, and other socioeconomic and sociocultural constructs, and their relationship to health and health care issues. He earned his PhD in Public Health at OSU, and MPH and BS degrees from Universidad San Francisco de Quito, Ecuador.
Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Programs and Accreditation
JoAnne Bunnage is Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Programs and Accreditation. She oversees University Accreditation within the mission of OSU, and works to support and improve assessment of undergraduate programs. She is responsible for the development of materials required for regional accreditation by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU). JoAnne is a resource to college leadership and faculty responsible for specialized accreditation compliance, and maintains a repository of accreditation self-studies. She provides collaborative leadership for the assessment staff in the Office of Academic Programs and Assessment, and chairs the University Student-Learning Assessment Council. Her past work and research focuses on program accreditation, student learning outcomes, and high impact practices. JoAnne earned a PhD in educational leadership and policy studies from Indiana University-Bloomington, a MS in administration from the University of Notre Dame, and a MEd in adult education and BS in education from Oregon State University.
Executive Assistant to Academic Affairs
Mary has been at OSU since 2018. Her experience ranges from accounting to academic resource manager to winery/vineyard owner-operator. Mary holds a BS in Business from the University of Oregon.