Academic Affairs

Welcome to Academic Affairs.

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs serves as the chief academic officer for Fairmont State University, working closely with the Provost of Pierpont Community and Technical College and also with the deans, chairs and faculty to plan, develop, and coordinate the University’s academic policies and programs.  The work of the Provost's office is supported by an administrative assistant.
  Christina Lavorata, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
  Kathleen Cox, Administrative Assistant  

The Associate Provost (FSU) assists in the conduct of the academic functions of the University by working on institutional accreditation, serving as a liaison with the Curriculum and Assessment Committees, and serving as a point of contact for students and faculty with concerns about academic matters.  The faculty handbook, FSU catalog, and academic awards are all handled by the Associate Provost and administrative secretary.

College/School Deans and Department Chairs are charged with implementing academic policies. They have authority to supervise the academic functions of faculty members within their academic units.

The Gaston Caperton Center is a major regional campus facility located in Clarksburg, WV.  
  Nancy McClure, Director and Assistant Vice President for Academic Services

The Center for Teaching Excellence provides leadership and vision to enhance teaching and learning, mentors and monitors part-time faculty and is responsible for the faculty development program.

The Director of Institutional Research collects and organizes institutional data in support of external accreditation and program reviews, as well as internal institutional initiatives.

Current Initiatives:

The General Studies Committee is focused on implementation of the outcomes based program approved by University  faculty in the spring of 2011.  Implementation is scheduled for fall 2013's incoming freshmen.  Most degree programs will be redesigned to be obtained in 120 hours for fall 2013. 

Contact Info

Christina Lavorata
Provost and Vice-President for Academic Affairs
210 Hardway Building
(304) 367-4101