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 (AVC) serves as the chief deputy to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.  The AVC supervises the graduate studies office; oversees program prioritization, assessment and academic program review processes; provides overall leadership for the Honors Program, Falcon Scholar's Program, Chancellor's Scholars Program, and Outreach and Continuing Education; provides administrative support for faculty and academic staff development; is responsible for institutional accreditation coordination, and both implementing and administering Activity Insight; and serves as the director of faculty development activities.  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 Standards and Expectations for Syllabi

Activity Insight


Awards (Keith Wurtz Award for Teaching Excellence, and the Paul B. and Robert Dykstra Faculty Excellence Award for RSC activities)

Chair Orientation

Continuing Education

Faculty and Academic Staff Development Board

Faculty Development
A partial list of representative faculty development activities can be accessed here.

Falcon Scholars

Graduate Studies

Higher Learning Commission  The AVC serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer, and the Assurance System Coordinator.

Honors Program

Institutional Research


Phi Kappa Phi

Program Prioritization

Program Audit and Review

University Sponsored Off-Campus Activities and Field Trip Approval Process

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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