Texas Tech University

Office of the Provost Staff

Michael Galyean

Interim Provost

Michael Galyean

Dr. Michael Galyean was appointed interim provost August 1, 2016. The Office of the Provost is responsible for the overall academic mission of the university.

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Staff

Rob Stewart

Senior Vice Provost
Rob Stewart

Rob Stewart currently serves as Senior Vice Provost of Texas Tech University with oversight responsibilities for areas in support of academic programs, faculty advancement, and student matriculation. He previously served for 11 years as an associate dean in the College of Arts and Sciences. He is a professor in the Department of Communication Studies, where he began as an assistant professor at Texas Tech in 1984. More »

Genevieve Durham DeCesaro

Associate Professor Genevieve Durham DeCesaro serves as Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. She joins the Provost's staff after serving as Head of Dance since 2004 and as Associate Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance since 2008. Durham DeCesaro's current research agenda focuses on transdisciplinary collaboration. More »

Melanie Hart

Vice Provost
Melanie Hart

Melanie Hart holds the title of vice provost for Worldwide eLearning. Her responsibilities include the oversight of the six regional teaching sites and the Center at Junction, online program compliance and quality, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), continuing education, and Texas Tech University Independent School District (TTUISD). More »

Darryl James

Vice Provost
Darryl James

Darryl James serves as Vice Provost for Institutional Effectiveness and is responsible for the oversight of institutional effectiveness. He represents the university as the accreditation liaison with SACSCOC. He supports TTU compliance with SACSCOC and discipline-based accreditor academic standards.  More »

Peggy Miller

Director/Special Assistant to the Provost for Remnant Trust
Peggy Miller

Peggy Gordon Miller began her career in higher education at Indiana University Northwest, teaching in the English Department, and was later named chancellor of the campus, where she served in that capacity for a number of years before being named president of the University of Akron. She later served as president of South Dakota State University, from which she retired as president emerita. More »

Juan Munoz

Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education & Student Affairs
Juan Munoz

In Fall 2004, Dr. Juan Sanchez Munoz was appointed in the College of Education as an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction. He is also associate director of the Center for Research on Leadership and Education. In addition, he serves as Special Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity, Associate Vice Provost for Academic Development and is founding Director of the TTU Cross-Cultural Academic Advancement Center. More »

Tibor Nagy

Vice Provost for International Affairs
Tibor Nagy

Ambassador Tibor P. Nagy Jr. is currently serving as Vice Provost for International Affairs at Texas Tech University. During the 2002 academic year he was the Department of State's Diplomat in Residence at the University of Oklahoma. Previously he was the U.S. ambassador to Ethiopia from 1999 to 2002, and ambassador to Guinea from 1996 to 1999. More »

Sam Segran

Associate Vice President for Information Technology and TTU Chief Information Officer
Sam Segran

After spending four years in the international airline industry, Sam Segran joined the information technology industry. He has been at Texas Tech University for more than 20 years and has earned a bachelor's degree in MIS and an MBA in MIS. He started as a Computer Help Desk consultant in 1985 and rose steadily through the ranks. After spending three years as deputy CIO, he was promoted to his current position in April 2003. More »

Stephanie Hart

Site Coordinator, OnRamps Program
Jessica Williams

Dr. Stephanie Hart is the OnRamps Site Coordinator for Texas Tech University. The OnRamps program was established at Texas Tech in 2016 through a partnership with the University of Texas at Austin. OnRamps is a dual-enrollment program designed to prepare high school students to succeed in math and science courses at flagship universities. Dr. Hart is also an adjunct faculty member in the College of Education and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst—Doctoral Level. More »

Jessica Williams

Director of Academic Finance
Jessica Williams

Jessica Williams serves as the Director of Academic Finance for the Office of the Provost. In her role, Jessica provides support to the Office of the Provost as well as to the colleges in regards to fiduciary matters as well as faculty and staff appointments, which includes reviewing /processing faculty offer letter requests and faculty transcript credentialing. More »

Sharon Pigg

Executive Administrative Associate
Sharon pigg

Sharon Pigg serves as the Executive Administrative Associate and reports to the Provost and Senior Vice President at Texas Tech University. In her role, Sharon provides total support to the Provost, and manages the office. Sharon is a Lubbock native and lifelong Red Raider fan. Sharon has an extensive Administrative management support history.  More »

Luciana Cavazos

Administrative Assistant
luciana cavazos

Luciana Cavazos is an Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Provost. She directly supports Vice Provost Dr. Melanie Hart and Vice Provost Dr. Darryl James. Luciana also plays an important role in the daily operations of the Provost office, providing assistance in many key areas of business. She previously worked as an Event Producer for College Flowers for seven years. More »

Amy Richarte

Senior Administrative Assistant
Amy Richarte

Amy Richarte serves as Senior Administrative Assistant and reports to the Senior Vice Provost at Texas Tech University. Amy has been employed at TTU since 2004, working as a student assistant in biology, marketing and promotions for Student Affairs as well as in the Center for Campus Life, prior to transferring to the Office of the Provost in March 2009. More »

Cheryl Stephenson

Administrative Assistant
Cheryl Stephenson

Cheryl Stephenson serves as Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Provost, providing direct support to Associate Vice Provost for Academic Affairs Genevieve Durham DeCesaro. She has key responsibilities in the university's three annual commencement ceremonies and also provides support to other Provost Office staff.Cheryl began working at Texas Tech in 1976, first in Administration and later in the Department of Plant and Soil Science. More »

Contact Information

Office of the Provost
Administration Building, Room 104
Box 42019
Lubbock, TX 79409-2019

806.742.2184 Office
806.742.1331 Fax

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