Academic Affairs

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Dr. Rashna Wadia Richards
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Dr. Natalie Person
Dr. Elizabeth Thomas

Associate Provost, Academic Affairs

  • Budget, staffing, & administration
  • All Faculty Recruitment
  • Part-time faculty
  • Registration, enrollment, & academic advising
  • Academic space & renovations
  • Summer school
  • Post-graduate programs
  • Liaison to Finance & Physical Plant; Admission & Enrollment

Major Initiatives:

  • Interdisciplinarity at Rhodes
  • Faculty Leadership InstituteĀ 
  • Framework for Innovation
  • Principles of Academic Space

Dean for Curricular Development

  • New program development & revenue generation
  • International education
  • Maymesters
  • Hill/Buckman grants
  • Pre-College programs
  • Workday Student Implementationā€”Curriculum and Advising Lead
  • Liaison to Development

Major Initiatives:

  • Mellon Grant: Study Away New York; Global Ghana; Global Environmental Challenges (Ecuador)

Interim Dean for Faculty Development

  • All faculty reviews
  • Faculty development
  • Faculty professional travel
  • Rotational professorships
  • Sabbaticals and early leaves
  • External reviews of departments & programs (in collaboration with other members of the Office)
  • Liaison to Communications

Major Initiatives:

  • Pathways to Full
  • Advancing Inclusive Excellence
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Academic Affairs Coordinator
April Allen
901-843-3795

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Administrative Assistant II
Stevie Drieberg
901-843-3606