Welcome to the Office of the Provost

Contacting the Office of the Provost

The Office of the Provost is open Monday - Friday from 8:30 am - 5:00 pm.

Peggy Ryan Williams Building - 3rd Floor Ithaca, NY 14850

Meet the Team


Dr. Melanie Stein, Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs 

Associate Provosts

Stacia Zabusky, Associate Provost for Academic Programs 

  • Academic Calendar Committee
  • Academic Learning Annual Assessment
  • Academic Policies Committee (APC): Liaison to Curriculum and Assessment Subcommittees
  • Academic Program Review
  • Curricular Revision
  • NYSED Liaison
  • Middle States Commission on Higher Education Liaison
  • ICC/ICSM and All-College Curriculum (serves as Dean)
  • All College Teacher Education Committee (serves as Chair)
  • Office of Access, Opportunity, & Achievement
  • Office of the Registrar
  • Taskstream / Watermark
  • UNYCC Representative

Brendan Murday, Associate Provost for Faculty Affairs 

  • Academic Policies Committee (APC): Liaison to Policy Subcommittee
  • Activity Insight/Digital Measures    
  • Akademos
  • Faculty Employment Status
  • Faculty Grievance Committee Liaison
  • Faculty Handbook Amendment Committee liaison
  • Faculty leaves of absence / reduction in load    
  • HERS Faculty Selection
  • Library
  • Provost Office Mini-Grants
  • Sabbaticals
  • SmartEvals
  • Student Appeals for Exception to Academic Policy 
  • Tenure & Promotion
  • TRAC

Chris McNamara, Associate Provost for Graduate and Professional Studies

  • Academic Calendar Committee
  • Center for Civic Engagement
  • Graduate Council
  • Graduate Programs
  • Honors Program
  • International Student and Scholar Services
  • Ithaca College London Center
  • Office of Extended Studies (Summer College for High School Students, summer/winter courses, ROTC, extramural)
  • Office of International Programs
  • Professional Studies (non-credit bearing certificates)

Sponsored Research

Warren Calderone, Director, Corporate and Foundation Relations and Sponsored Research

Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging

Belisa Gonzalez, Director of Faculty Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging 

Academic Support Staff

Jessica Ford, Academic Coordinator

Zaira Sylvain, Academic Coordinator

Danae Lowman, Faculty Affairs Coordinator 

Budget and Financial operations Staff

Maria Haner, Budget Officer 

Martha Van de Wall, Administrative and Financial Operations Coordinator

Other Campus Academic Partners

The Office of the Provost also provides strategic guidance and direction to the following partners on campus who contribute to supporting our institutional academic mission: