Teaching and Learning


Teaching and Learning leads university-wide curricular innovations, acting as an incubator for new pedagogies and curricula, and applies research-based results to institutionalize best practices in learning and advancing student academic success.


Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning:

The Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning is a visionary thinker committed to student academic success, innovative educational experiences and outstanding learning outcomes. This position and its units lead university-wide curricular innovations, acting as an incubator for new pedagogies and curricula and applying research-based results to institutionalize best practices in learning. This position ensures the delivery of academic programming and support services, advances inclusive excellence in student learning and provides students and faculty with resources that promote academic excellence. The Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning oversees a range of programs including interdisciplinary studies, experiential and service learning and undergraduate research, and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning, along with new initiatives designed to encourage community engagement and bring in thought leaders and experiences from outside the university. This position also works closely with the Vice Provost for Information Technology and Administration on technology-enhanced education, including online learning initiatives and innovative learning spaces, and with the Vice Provost for International Affairs and Global Strategies on internationalizing the curricula.

Elizabeth Dooley, Ph.D.
Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning, and Dean of the College of Undergraduate Studies

Teaching and Learning’s responsibilities include: