Office of the Provost

The Provost's Office is a team of dedicated strategy and operations professionals who collaborate to advance Notre Dame's research and teaching missions and support the University’s goals as outlined in the Strategic Framework.

The Provost’s leadership team includes two key advisory bodies — the Provost’s Cabinet and the Deans’ Council.

 

Provost

  1. John Mcgreevy

    John McGreevy

    Charles and Jill Fischer Provost

    jmcgreev@nd.edu

    John McGreevy

    As provost, John T. McGreevy is Notre Dame’s chief academic officer and is responsible for the stewardship of this mission, serving as the principal representative of the academy to both internal and external constituencies and leading strategic academic initiatives on behalf of the University. Working with the associate provosts, the vice president for research, the deans, the University librarian, and other academic leaders, he seeks to cultivate a learning community that challenges and engages students, inspires leading research and scholarship, and appreciates all intellectual inquiry as a pursuit of truth.

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    John Mcgreevy

    John McGreevy

    Charles and Jill Fischer Provost

    jmcgreev@nd.edu
    481 Decio Faculty Hall

  2. Maria Di Pasquale

    Maria Di Pasquale

    Senior Advisor to the Provost

    mdipasqu@nd.edu

    Maria Di Pasquale

    Maria Di Pasquale serves as the senior advisor to the provost. Among other responsibilities, she supports the provost in the development and implementation of strategic projects, coordinates academic leadership teams (e.g., the Deans' Council and Provost’s Cabinet), guides communications in collaboration with officers and other campus leadership, and coordinates the operations of the Office of the Provost.

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    Maria Di Pasquale

    Maria Di Pasquale

    Senior Advisor to the Provost

    mdipasqu@nd.edu
    115LL Main Building

  3. Kate Garry 3

    Kate Garry

    Executive Director Academic Communication

    kcohorst@nd.edu

    Kate Garry

    Kate Garry is the executive director of academic communications. Working with the provost, associate provosts, and other academic and communications leaders, she directs strategic communications and marketing efforts for the academy, with special emphasis on promoting Notre Dame’s research strengths, global reach, and new initiatives.

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    Kate Garry 3

    Kate Garry

    Executive Director Academic Communication

    kcohorst@nd.edu
    115HH Main Building

  4. Chloe Leach 1

    Chloe Leach

    Special Assistant to the Provost

    cleach@nd.edu

    Chloe Leach

    Chloe Leach is the special assistant to the provost. She supports the provost through a combination of project management, writing and editing, research, and high-level administrative and relationship support functions. Chief among her duties is facilitating the execution of the academic initiatives tied to the University's Strategic Framework while simultaneously managing the smooth functioning of the Office of the Provost.

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    Chloe Leach 1

    Chloe Leach

    Special Assistant to the Provost

    cleach@nd.edu
    300R Main Building

  5. Jenny Meert

    Jennifer Meert

    Senior Administrative Coordinator

    jmeert@nd.edu

    Jennifer Meert

    Jenny is the senior administrative coordinator in the Office of the Provost. In this role, she manages the front office and gives operational and logistical support to the provost and his administrative team.

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    Jenny Meert

    Jennifer Meert

    Senior Administrative Coordinator

    jmeert@nd.edu
    115R Main Building

Academic and Faculty Affairs

  1. Maura Ryan

    Maura Ryan

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs

    mryan11@nd.edu

    Maura Ryan

    Maura Ryan is the vice president and associate provost for faculty affairs. Her major responsibilities include managing new faculty orientation and faculty training; the evaluation of teaching; faculty development; reappointment and promotion for TPAC, research, and library faculty; faculty leaves; the Office of Academic Mission Support; and the University’s processes for responding to faculty appeals and grievances, and to allegations of faculty misconduct. Ryan also oversees the McGrath Institute for Church Life and the Center for Social Concerns, acts as the point person with the University’s regional accrediting body, fills a staffing role for the Academic Council, and provides leadership for academic program reviews, the Dual Career Assistance Program, and academic diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.

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    Maura Ryan

    Maura Ryan

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs

    mryan11@nd.edu
    115MM Main Building

  2. Keona Lewis

    Keona Lewis

    Assistant Provost for Academic Diversity and Inclusion

    klewis22@nd.edu

    Keona Lewis

    Keona Lewis is assistant provost for academic diversity and inclusion. She oversees the vision, strategy, and community-building programs for academic diversity and inclusion. Lewis helps ensure that the academic core is an environment where faculty and staff feel a strong sense of belonging and respect and where differences are celebrated, partnering closely with the vice president and associate provost for faculty affairs.

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    Keona Lewis

    Keona Lewis

    Assistant Provost for Academic Diversity and Inclusion

    klewis22@nd.edu
    116E Main Building

  3. Demetra Schoenig

    Demetra Schoenig

    Director Academic Affairs, Provost Office

    dsmith30@nd.edu

    Demetra Schoenig

    Demetra Schoenig serves as director of academic affairs in the Office of the Provost. Among other responsibilities, she facilitates the efforts of the Academic Council, creates new opportunities for engagement between the Provost’s Office and the Provost’s Advisory Committee, and handles the University's accreditation-related initiatives.

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    Demetra Schoenig

    Demetra Schoenig

    Director Academic Affairs, Provost Office

    dsmith30@nd.edu
    116F Main Building

  4. Caroline Maloney 1

    Caroline Maloney

    Associate Director for Academic Programming and Accreditation

    cmaloney@nd.edu

    Caroline Maloney

    Caroline Maloney is associate director for academic programming and accreditation. Her responsibilities include supporting and operationalizing academic inclusion and diversity initiatives as well as University accreditation requirements and report writing.

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    Caroline Maloney 1

    Caroline Maloney

    Associate Director for Academic Programming and Accreditation

    cmaloney@nd.edu
    303EMain Building

  5. Natalie Sargent 1

    Natalie Sargent

    Director of Faculty Recognition

    nsargent@nd.edu

    Natalie Sargent

    Natalie Sargent is the inaugural director of faculty recognition. She leads partnerships between the Office of the Provost and Notre Dame Research, deans, department chairs, faculty, and other colleagues to strengthen Notre Dame’s culture of academic excellence through advancing faculty recognition across the disciplines. Her responsibilities include cultivating a strategic pipeline of outstanding faculty for national and international engagement and recognition; optimizing internal award and recognition opportunities in alignment with the University’s Strategic Framework; and designing meaningful commemorations of faculty achievements and contributions.

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    Natalie Sargent 1

    Natalie Sargent

    Director of Faculty Recognition

    nsargent@nd.edu
    303E Main Building

  6. Emily Tacoma

    Emily Tacoma

    Associate Program Director for Faculty and Academic Operations

    etacoma@nd.edu

    Emily Tacoma

    Emily Tacoma is the Associate Program Director for Faculty and Academic Operations, providing project management and operational expertise in support of Maura Ryan in her role as Vice President and Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs. Among other duties, Emily facilitates faculty elections for University committees, drives the operations for academic policies and procedures, and works closely with colleagues across the Provost's Office and Deans Offices to ensure that initiatives from New Faculty Orientation to the administration of leaves and retirements are well-organized and effective.

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    Emily Tacoma

    Emily Tacoma

    Associate Program Director for Faculty and Academic Operations

    etacoma@nd.edu
    300 Main Building

Strategic Initiatives

  1. David Go

    David Go

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Academic Strategy

    dgo@nd.edu

    David Go

    David Go is vice president and associate provost for academic strategy and the Viola D. Hank Professor of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering. His major responsibilities include implementation and execution of the academic elements of the University Strategic Framework and the appointment, reappointment, and promotion process for tenured and tenure-track faculty. He also oversees the Lucy Institute for Data and Society and the Fitzgerald Institute for Real Estate.

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    David Go

    David Go

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Academic Strategy

    dgo@nd.edu
    115B Main Building

  2. Margaret Meserve

    Margaret Meserve

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Academic Space and Support

    mmeserv1@nd.edu

    Margaret Meserve

    Margaret Meserve is vice president and associate provost for academic space and support. In this role, she works closely with the University architect, development, and academic leaders to plan and manage new construction projects and the renovation of academic spaces both on and off campus. Her portfolio also includes the Raclin Murphy Museum of Art and the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center.

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    Margaret Meserve

    Margaret Meserve

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Academic Space and Support

    mmeserv1@nd.edu
    300G Main Building

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    Ron Metoyer

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning

    rmetoyer@nd.edu

    Ron Metoyer

    Ronald A. Metoyer serves as Vice President and Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning. He oversees Notre Dame Learning, which houses the Kaneb Center for Teaching Excellence and the Office of Digital Learning, bringing together their teaching and learning expertise along with that of the OIT’s Teaching & Learning Technologies group to serve as the hub of learning excellence and innovation at Notre Dame. He also oversees the Institute for Educational Initiatives and leads the University’s approach to innovative pedagogical and learning strategies, including online/digital learning, inter-institutional collaboration, and experimental models for the future of education.

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    Ronald A

    Ron Metoyer

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning

    rmetoyer@nd.edu
    115GG Main Building

  4. Jim Frabutt

    Jim Frabutt

    Senior Assistant Provost

    jfrabutt@nd.edu

    Jim Frabutt

    Jim Frabutt serves as senior assistant provost. In this capacity, he works closely with the provost, the senior advisor to the provost, and capital campaign leadership to connect strategic planning activities in the academy to academic funding priorities. Other responsibilities include serving on the Promotions Advisory Committee for teaching, practice, advising, clinical, library, and research faculty; leading academic program reviews; overseeing the Office of Military and Veterans Affairs and ROTC programs; and providing support to the associate provosts in administering their respective portfolios.

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    Jim Frabutt

    Jim Frabutt

    Senior Assistant Provost

    jfrabutt@nd.edu
    M: 5745144754
    115H Main Building

  5. Rylee Kenney

    Rylee Kenney

    Academic Initiatives Program Manager

    rkenney2@nd.edu

    Rylee Kenney

    Rylee Kenney serves as the Academic Initiatives Program Manager in the Office of the Provost. In this role, she is a key contributor to the success of efforts led by the Vice President and Associate Provost for Academic Space and Support and the Vice President and Associate Provost for Teaching and Learning with high-level administrative support, project management, and relationship support across campus. In addition, Rylee is the principal planner and coordinator for events hosted by the Provost.

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    Rylee Kenney

    Rylee Kenney

    Academic Initiatives Program Manager

    rkenney2@nd.edu
    M: 574-315-3720
    300 Main Building

  6. Allie Richthammer

    Allie Richthammer

    Program Manager for Interdisciplinary and Strategic Initiatives

    arichth1@nd.edu

    Allie Richthammer

    Allie Richthammer is the program manager for interdisciplinary and strategic initiatives. In her role, she is a key contributor to the efforts of the vice president and associate provost for interdisciplinary initiatives and the vice president and associate provost for academic strategy, providing project management and high-level operational and administrative support. Other responsibilities include facilitating the implementation of the University’s Strategic Framework and collaborating with University centers and institutes to cultivate a community of interdisciplinarity.

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    Allie Richthammer

    Allie Richthammer

    Program Manager for Interdisciplinary and Strategic Initiatives

    arichth1@nd.edu
    115J Main Building

Finance and Data

  1. Joanna Mcnulty 1

    Joanna McNulty

    Associate Vice President for Academic Finance and Administration

    jmcnulty@nd.edu

    Joanna McNulty

    Joanna McNulty is associate vice president for academic finance and administration, providing strategic leadership for academic budgeting, finance, and planning and serving as the provost’s primary adviser on the financial plan for Notre Dame’s academic core. She manages a team of professionals in developing the annual academic budget, conducting multi-year financial planning and analysis, and overseeing faculty payroll. Her responsibilities also include working closely with the deans, associate provosts, and academic business offices and serving as principal liaison to the Finance Division, in particular the Office of Budget and Planning and the Office of the Controller.

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    Joanna Mcnulty 1

    Joanna McNulty

    Associate Vice President for Academic Finance and Administration

    jmcnulty@nd.edu
    115C Main Building

  2. Rich Forrester

    Richard Forrester

    Associate Director, Academic Finance

    rforrest@nd.edu

    Richard Forrester

    Rich Forrester is the Associate Director, Academic Finance. In this role, he helps to support the AVP with financial planning, reporting, and budgeting activities of larger collegiate divisions. He also helps to steward Provost resources where needed, oversees a portfolio of financial plans for certain academic divisions, and represents the AVP on various committees and initiatives.

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    Rich Forrester

    Richard Forrester

    Associate Director, Academic Finance

    rforrest@nd.edu
    300B Main Building

  3. Joe Gettinger

    Joseph Gettinger

    Reporting Analyst, Provost Office

    jgetting@nd.edu

    Joseph Gettinger

    Joe Gettinger is assistant program manager for faculty data and systems. In this position, he assists in the creation of faculty-related reports, providing analysis relating to faculty initiatives, and reviewing faculty appointments for consistency and correctness.

    Joe Gettinger

    Joseph Gettinger

    Reporting Analyst, Provost Office

    jgetting@nd.edu
    115E Main Building

  4. Joe Lyphout

    Joe Lyphout

    Program Director, Faculty Data and Systems

    jlyphou1@nd.edu

    Joe Lyphout

    Joe Lyphout is program director, faculty data and systems. In this capacity, he provides planning and execution for cross-functional projects on behalf of the Office of the Provost. He serves as the faculty-related data expert and enhances academy data systems and reporting tools.

    Joe Lyphout

    Joe Lyphout

    Program Director, Faculty Data and Systems

    jlyphou1@nd.edu
    115D Main Building

  5. Beth Schneider

    Beth Schneider

    Operations Advisor

    eschneid@nd.edu

    Beth Schneider

    Operations Advisor Beth Schneider serves as the academy liaison, providing lead support for both faculty payroll and faculty jobs. Additionally, she plays a crucial role in the facilitation of the faculty hiring and reappointment process.

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    Beth Schneider

    Beth Schneider

    Operations Advisor

    eschneid@nd.edu
    115F Main Building

Office of Undergraduate Education

  1. Fr. Dan Groody, C.S.C.

    Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C.

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

    dgroody@nd.edu

    Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C.

    Father Dan Groody, professor of theology and global affairs, is the vice president and associate provost for undergraduate education. His major responsibilities include advancing undergraduate teaching, research, and outreach, as well as overseeing Academic Services for Student-Athletes, the Center for University Advising, the Flatley Center for Undergraduate Scholarly Engagement, the Moreau First Year Experience course, the Transformational Leaders Program, and the work of the Core Curriculum Committee. He also provides leadership for the student accommodations process and chairs the Advisory Committee on the Academic Code and Policy, the University Committee on the Honor Code, and the Valedictorian and Salutatorian Selection Committee.

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    Fr. Dan Groody, C.S.C.

    Rev. Daniel G. Groody, C.S.C.

    Vice President and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

    dgroody@nd.edu
    218B Main Building

  2. Erin Flynn Klawitter

    Erin Klawitter

    Assistant Vice President, Office of Undergraduate Education

    eflynn1@nd.edu

    Erin Klawitter

    Erin Klawitter serves as assistant vice president in the Office of Undergraduate Education. Among other responsibilities, she coordinates campus-wide efforts to ensure that every student has the chance to flourish at Notre Dame, particularly those from under-resourced educational systems and backgrounds. She also supports the Vice President and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education in strategic planning, operational implementation, and fundraising efforts that impact the various programs and units housed in the Office.

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    Erin Flynn Klawitter

    Erin Klawitter

    Assistant Vice President, Office of Undergraduate Education

    eflynn1@nd.edu
    203B Main Building

  3. Anna Mckeever

    Anna McKeever

    Advisor to the Vice President and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

    arodrig9@nd.edu

    Anna McKeever

    Anna McKeever serves as the advisor to the vice president and associate provost for undergraduate education. She supports the vice president and associate provost in leading strategic initiatives, managing professional development strategies, and managing communication with internal and external constituents.

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    Anna Mckeever

    Anna McKeever

    Advisor to the Vice President and Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education

    arodrig9@nd.edu
    218C Main Building

  4. Julia Johnson 1

    Julia Johnson

    Executive Assistant, Provost Office

    jjohns87@nd.edu

    Julia Johnson

    Julia Johnson serves as the executive assistant to the vice president and associate provost for undergraduate education. She assists the associate provost with high-level administrative support, project and time management, and relationship support across campus. Her chief duties are managing the Undergraduate Education office and special projects for the associate provost.

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    Julia Johnson 1

    Julia Johnson

    Executive Assistant, Provost Office

    jjohns87@nd.edu
    218A Main Building