Texas Tech University

Office of the Provost Staff

Michael Galyean

Provost and Sr Vice President of Academic Affairs

Michael Galyean

Michael Galyean was appointed Provost and Sr Vice President of Academic Affairs March 29, 2017.

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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 eLearning & Academic Partnerships. 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 »

Sukant Misra

Vice Provost for International Affairs
sukant misra

Dr. Sukant Misra is currently serving as Vice Provost for International Affairs at Texas Tech University. His responsibilities encompass all functions of the Office of International Affairs, including international recruitment, international undergraduate admissions, international student life, sponsored students, study abroad, International Student and Scholar Services, International Research and Development and  more »

Sam Segran

Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Information Technology
Sam Segran

After an initial career as a member of a flight crew in the International Airline industry, Sam Segran joined the Information Technology field in 1985 and has been active in this field for over 30 years. After three years as Deputy Chief Information Officer, he was promoted to Associate Vice President for Information Technology, and Chief Information Officer for Texas Tech University in April 2003. In January 2018, he was promoted to Chief Information Officer and Vice President for Information Technology. 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 Core Curriculum courses at flagship universities. Dr. Hart also teaches in the College of Education and is 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 Associate, Provost and SVP Academic Affairs
Sharon pigg

Sharon Pigg serves as the Executive 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

Senior Administrative Assistant
luciana cavazos

Luciana Cavazos is a Senior Administrative Assistant in the Office of the Provost. She directly supports Vice Provost Dr. Melanie Hart and Vice Provost Dr. Darryl James, Vice Provost Dr. Genevieve Durham. 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 »

Allison Masaki-Ellis

Administrative Assistant
Allison Masaki-Ellis

Allison Masaki-Ellis serves as an Administrative Assistant to the Office of the Provost, providing direct support to the Director of Academic Finance, Jessica Williams, and the Executive Administrative Associate Sharon Pigg. She also serves as support in day to day operations of the Provost office, providing assistances where there is a need. 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 »

Cynthia Sanchez

Administrative Assistant
Allison Masaki-Ellis

Cynthia Sanchez serves as an Administrative Assistant to the Office of the Provost, providing direct support to Provost Office. She also serves as support in the day to day operations of the Provost office, providing assistance where there is a need. 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