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Academic Affairs

The dedicated team in Academic Affairs and the Office of the Provost oversee all of Fairmont State University's academic programs and colleges. They work hard to ensure that every program exceeds all educational standards, meets the needs of the community, and will help to prepare students for rewarding careers or further education.  

Academic Affairs provides support for students and faculty in a number of key ways. This includes overseeing the Academic Pathways program which can help students discover and explore their interests and choose majors; updating academic catalogs yearly; reviewing all academic programs; developing syllabuses, and much more. Explore the links below to learn more. 

Office of the Provost

Dr. Timothy Oxley

Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

 210 Hardway Building


TheProvost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of Fairmont State University and provides leadership and support, in the areas of academic and faculty affairs. The provost is a member of the President’s Cabinet and serves as liaison to the Personnel, Faculty Development, and Faculty Welfare Committees.


Dr. Susan Ross

Associate Provost of Academic Affairs; Dean of Graduate Studies

 208A Hardway Building


The Associate Provost of Academic Affairs assists in the conduct of University academic affairs and many academic support services. The Associate Provost serves as the Dean of Graduate Studies, a liaison to the Curriculum Committee and General Studies Committee, and a point of contact about academic matters. The academic catalogs are updated yearly by the executive director.


Trish DeNoon

Coordinator of Academic Affairs

 210 Hardway Building