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Academic & Health Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs provides leadership and guidance to the Texas State University System's seven component institutions to create and sustain excellence in educational opportunities, research and service.

Representing the academic interests of the System, the Office of Academic Affairs facilitates achievement of component institution goals relating to academic program planning, faculty and students. It also collaborates with the System’s provosts to effect curriculum development and integrate physical and technological innovations within the classroom.



Brenda Nichols, Ph.D.
Interim Provost and Vice President
for Academic Affairs
Lamar University
(409) 880-8398

Chris Maynard, Ph.D.
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Sam Houston State University
(936) 294-1001

Robert Kinucan, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Provost
Sul Ross State University
(432) 837-8036

Gene J. Bourgeois, Ph.D.
Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Texas State University
(512) 245-2205

Kerry Mix, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President and Provost
Lamar Institute of Technology
(409) 880-8853

Wendy Elmore, Ed.D.
Provost and Executive Vice President
Lamar State College Orange
(409) 882-3077

Pamela Millsap, Ph.D.
Vice President for Academic Affairs
Lamar State College Port Arthur
(409) 984-6211