The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for curriculum and faculty. The office is headed by the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost, Dr. Joanne Russell and includes the Interim Dean of Faculty, Dr. Gordon Alley-Young and the Associate Dean for Student Success Programs, Dr. Yelena Bondar. 

The Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs manages the instructional budget and other academic support programs;   manages faculty records and generates instructional payroll; creates new faculty positions, assists faculty in all matters pertaining to curriculum, i.e., new degrees, changes in existing degrees, new courses, and changes in existing courses, before submission to college governance; and  is responsible for ensuring compliance with all college, university, and state education policies as spelled out in the appropriate documents.