Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs & Graduate Studies

Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Graduate Studies


The Associate Vice Chancellor

The Associate Vice Chancellor/Associate Provost (AVC) serves as the chief deputy to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.  The AVC supervises the graduate studies office; provides overall leadership for the Institutional Research Office, program prioritization, assessment and academic program review processes; provides administrative support for faculty and academic staff development; is responsible for institutional accreditation coordination, Activity Insight, faculty development, chair orientations, co-curricular assessment, and the implementation of Navigate, the university's student sucess platform; and serves as the director of faculty development activities.  The Honors Program, Falcon Scholar's Program, Chancellor's Scholars Program, Office of Learning Effectiveness, and Continuing Education report to the AVC.  The AVC also represents the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs on governance and system committees and serves as a liaison to other administrative and academic units, both on and off campus.

Academic Plan

Academic Standards and Expectations for Syllabi


Activity Insight


Civil Liberties (coming soon)

Co-Curricular Assessment


Keith Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence
Paul B. and Robert Dykstra Faculty Excellence Award
Manley Olson Instructional Academic Staff Professional Development Award

Chair Orientation

Continuing Education

Faculty and Academic Staff Development Board

Faculty Qualifications

Falcon Scholars

Graduate Studies

Higher Learning Commission 
The AVC serves as UWRF's Accreditation Liaison Officer.

Honors Program

Institutional Research

Navigate (Student Success Platform)

Online Education (Distance Education)

Opening Week Activities

Phi Kappa Phi

Program Prioritization

Program Audit and Review

Right to Know (Your Right to Know)

Student Handbook

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Wes Chapin, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs
104 North Hall
(715) 425-0629

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Academic Affairs
M-F, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
104 North Hall