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
Associate Vice Provost for Assessment and Accreditation
919.515.3060 Assessment; accreditation
Duane Larick
Senior Vice Provost for Academic Strategy & Resource Management
919.515.2195 Enrollment planning; academic planning
Margery Overton
Vice Provost for Academic Strategy
919.515.5488 Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program; faculty start-up requests; academic space
Vicki Pennington
Assistant Vice Provost for Finance and Business
919.515.1148 Retention offers; spousal/partner hires; target of opportunity hires, non-salary and deferred compensation requests; faculty promotional increases
Katharine Stewart 
Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs
919.513.7741 Reappointment, promotion and tenure (RPT); faculty development; appointment letters; other general inquiries to the Provost office
Courtney Thornton
Associate Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Policy
919.515.5490 Post-tenure review (PTR); scholarly reassignment; phased retirement workplan; other general inquiries to the Provost 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
Interim Vice Provost for Institutional Equity and Diversity
919.513.0574 EEO/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)

Al Rebar
Vice Chancellor
Miriam Hines, Administrative Officer
919.515.2117
University Chief Research Officer (CRO); oversees all research, innovation and commercialization activities at NC State
Genevieve Garland
Director for Research Operations, ORI Chief of Staff
919.513-6010 General inquiries to ORI; initiatives, programs and events; communications
Rick Liston
Assistant Vice Chancellor for Administration
919.515.1998 Cost share; general budget questions
Wade Fulghum
Interim Executive Director, Technology Commercialization and New Ventures
919.515.7199 Intellectual property; patents; royalties; licensing; startups
Mladen Vouk
Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Development Office; Associate Vice Chancellor for Research Administration
919.515.2117 Research 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
Dana Shillinglaw, Executive Assistant
919.515.9340
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
919.515.7036 Industry and government partnerships; Centennial Campus partnerships
Matt Peterson
Director, Office of Federal Relations
919.515.7876 Federal agency visits; information

Faculty and Staff Ombuds Office

Roy Baroff