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About the Provost

Lisa Vollendorf

Dr. Lisa Vollendorf is Provost, Executive Vice President of Academic Affairs and Chief Academic Officer at Sonoma State University. A passionate educator who believes in the value of education as a public good, Dr. Vollendorf is proud to provide academic leadership to a university that serves nearly 10,000 undergraduate and graduate students. A Spanish professor by training, she is a strong proponent of inclusive excellence, collaboration, and innovative teaching and learning. Dr. Vollendorf has more than 22 years of experience in public higher education as a teacher, researcher, and academic leader. You can follow her on Twitter @lisavol. See full bio here.

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Office of the Provost
Stevenson Hall 1038


Academic Affairs Info

Academic Affairs provides instructional programs for matriculated students through its six schools:

Nonmatriculated students may enroll in credit or noncredit programs through the School of Extended Education, and through Open University.

The University Library in the Schulz Information Center is a hub of campus life where information and community converge.

Academic Affairs provides a variety of services related to the academic mission of the university.

Initiatives & Projects

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The Office of the Provost supports a variety of university wide initiatives and planning efforts. Some of the major initiatives underway include:

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