University of Alaska Anchorage

  • Office of the Provost

    Welcome! The Office of the Provost provides support to the colleges and campuses through Academic Affairs and Accreditation; Faculty Services, Student Success, Alaska Natives and Diversity, Institutional Effectiveness, Engagement and Academic Support; and Research and Graduate Studies. He also closely works with the deans of the colleges to ensure effective collaboration while overseeing and supporting teaching, research, engagement, and service that takes place in the colleges (including the community campuses).

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                               Interim Provost John R. D. Stalvey, Ph.D.



Dr. John Stalvey, Interim Provost of University of Alaska Anchorage has served as Dean of UAA’s College of Arts and Sciences since July 2012. He came to UAA from Kent State University where he served as an associate dean for the College of Arts and Sciences since 2003. In this position he was primarily responsible for graduate affairs, faculty affairs and budget.

In addition to his college-level leadership, Dr. Stalvey has served as department administrator for computer science, as assistant chair for the Department of Biological Sciences and as coordinator of graduate studies for the department. A faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences, Stalvey has conducted research in the fields of endocrinology and genetics since 1987 and has published broadly on his work. He’s secured external, competitive funding for his own research and for STEM education over the years, resulting in more than $4 million in funding.

A graduate of Williams College, Stalvey also earned a M.S. in physiology and a Ph.D. in physiology and biophysics from the University of Southern California.

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