Maria Cimitile

Maria C. Cimitile is Provost and Executive Vice President for the Academic and Student Affairs Division. The Division fosters a vibrant intellectual community to create and deliver exceptional academic and co-curricular programs and services. The work of the Division encourages and supports students, faculty and staff towards achievement of their education and professional goals, through robust planning, assessment and improvement processes.

As chief academic officer, the Provost is responsible for articulation of the university's vision of academic distinction; the development and administration of academic and student affairs programs; policies relating to instruction, curriculum, student life, and continuing education; faculty and academic staff appointments and performance assessments; and scholarship and community service initiatives among faculty.

Dr. Cimitile began her appointment in 2017. She is committed to collaborative leadership, shared governance, excellence in teaching, innovative scholarship, strategic planning, high impact learning experiences, and purposeful academic service to the community.

GVNext News

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K-12 Connect serves more than 1,800 K-12 students with virtual tutoring

meeting. K-12 Connect, part of President Philomena V. Mantella's Networks of Support, began in March 2020 in response to learning loss during the pandemic. In less than a year, more than 1,800 K-12 students already received more than 7,500 hours of virtual tutoring.

Feb 26, 2021

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Faculty Connections

Judy Williams, an affiliate faculty member in the Educational Leadership and Counseling Department, said in this world of virtual learning, she is continually evaluating her instructional methods to meet those needs so she can prepare students for their roles as K-12 school counselors. Read more on the GVNext article. 

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