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Helpful Contacts for Department Heads

In performing the duties of Department Head at NC State, you may find that certain key offices can be of assistance. We have assembled a list of “tip of the iceberg” contacts in those offices who are ready to help or to identify the resources you need.

Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

Fashaad Crawford
Vice Provost for Assessment and Accreditation
919.515.3060Assessment; accreditation
Helen Chen
Senior Vice Provost for Instructional Programs
919.515.4390Enrollment planning; academic planning
Margery Overton
Senior Vice Provost for Institutional Strategy and Analysis
919.515.6434Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program; faculty start-up requests; academic space
Adrian Day
Vice Provost for Business Operations and Strategic Resource Management
919.515.1148Retention offers; spousal/partner hires; target of opportunity hires, non-salary and deferred compensation requests; faculty promotional increases
Katharine Stewart 
Senior Vice Provost for Faculty and Academic Affairs
919.513.7741Reappointment, promotion and tenure (RPT); faculty development; appointment letters; other general inquiries to the Provost’s Office
Kim Grainger
Associate Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Policy
919.515.5490Post-tenure review (PTR); scholarly reassignment; phased retirement workplan; other general inquiries to the Provost’s Office

*Please visit the Who to Contact page on the Provost’s Office website.

Office of General Counsel

*Please visit the Office of General Counsel Practice Groups page on the General Counsel website.

Office of Human Resources

*Please visit the Contact Us page on the Human Resources website.

Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED)

Sheri Schwab
Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity
919.513.0574EEO/AA recruitment; Discrimination and harassment prevention, education and investigations; Title IX/sexual violence reporting and compliance; ADA (employees) and Religious (students and employees) accommodations; Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Competency education; Bias Incident Reporting; Conflict management plans; other general inquiries to OIED

Office of Research and Innovation (ORI)

Mladen Vouk
Vice Chancellor
Miriam Hines, Administrative Officer
University Chief Research Officer (CRO); oversees all research, innovation and commercialization activities at NC State
Genevieve Garland
Assistant Vice Chancellor of Research Operations and Communications and Chief of Staff
919.513.6010General inquiries to ORI; initiatives, programs and events; communications
Rick Liston
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Administration
919.515.1998Cost share; general budget questions
Wade Fulghum
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research Commercialization
919.513.2025Intellectual property; patents; royalties; licensing; startups
Jon Horowitz
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Infrastructure and Development
919.515.4479Research development (Proposal Development Unit (PDU), limited submission, Centers and Institutes); research administration (SPARCS, Contracts and Grants); research compliance

Office of External Affairs, Partnerships and Economic Development

Kevin Howell
Vice Chancellor
Debbie Robertson, Executive Assistant
Oversees all external affairs (state and local government), partnerships, economic development, federal relations and small business activities at NC State
Dennis Kekas
Associate Vice Chancellor for Partnerships and Economic Development
919.515.7036Industry and government partnerships; Centennial Campus partnerships
Matt Peterson
Director, Office of Federal Relations
919.515.7876Federal agency visits; information

Faculty and Staff Ombuds Office

The university is in the process of recruiting a new ombuds.