From the Provost

The primary role of Academic Affairs is to support and enhance Miami's academic mission.

Throughout our division, outstanding faculty and staff provide a rigorous, supportive learning environment for our students, participate in high-quality research and creative activity, promote intercultural opportunities and global engagement, perform meaningful service at home and abroad, provide exceptional advising and assistance to students and foster a diverse and inclusive educational community.

Phyllis CallahanI am continually impressed and energized by the commitment of my colleagues to excellence inside and outside of their classrooms, labs, studios and offices. I am proud to serve as Miami University's Provost and to work with faculty and staff who genuinely care about the success of every Miami student.

Phyllis Callahan
209 Roudebush Hall
(513) 529-6721
provost@miamioh.edu

Faculty

Teaching and Advising

Chairs and Directors

Governance

Department & Program Recognition

  • Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 recognizes Miami as a 'major university strong in music'

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  • Software engineering program ranked 7th in the US. College Choice 2017

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  • #4 accounting program among schools without doctoral programs (Public Accounting Report)

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  • Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 recognizes Miami as a 'major university strong in architecture and interior design'

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  • #4 master of economics among schools without doctoral programs (Financial Engineer)

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  • Miami among Entrepreneur magazine's top 25 undergraduate schools for entrepreneurship studies for 2017.

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  • Fiske Guide to Colleges 2018 recognizes Miami as a 'public university strong in business'

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  • Miamis game design program is ranked #3 among public universities and colleges in the US by The Princeton Review

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  • Miami University among the top 25 for best b.s. in special education degrees. 2017 College Choice.

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  • US News and World Report Miami's engineering program is in the top 35 in the nation among schools where bachelor's / master's is the highest degree

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  • FSB ranks 8th among public business schools in Businessweek's survey of undergraduate business programs

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  • Supply Chain and Operations Management #1 for research among public universities without PhD programs. SCM Journal List

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Faculty & Staff External Recognition

Outstanding Language Technology Award

Leah Henson

Leah Henson, Senior Lecturer in the Departments of Languages, Literatures, Writing (Regionals) and Spanish and Portuguese (Oxford) was awarded the 2018 Outstanding Language Technology Award by the Ohio Foreign Language Association (OFLA).

Chemist of the Year

Ann Hagerman named Chemist of the year

Ann E. Hagerman Professor and Assistant Chair Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry has been named Chemist of the Year for the Cincinnati Section of the American Chemical Society recognizing her extensive contributions in the chemistry of polyphenols.

Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research

Kimberly Hamlin

Kimberly Hamlin, Associate Professor in the Departments of Global and Intercultural Studies and History received the Carrie Chapman Catt Prize for Research on Women and Politics for her biography of Helen Hamilton Gardener.

Neumeier Movement Builder Award

Tammy Schwartz

Tammy Schwartz, Director of the Urban Cohort, received the Bonnie Neumeier Movement Builder Award for her ongoing commitment to the program’s long-standing vision and mission.

Faculty Excellence Award (SOCHE)

Wenxi Liu

Wenxi Liu, Associate Professor in History and Humanities and Creative Arts, received the Faculty Excellence Award from the Southern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) recognizing his advocacy for students.

Faculty Excellence Award (SOCHE)

Stephanie Nicely

Stephanie Nicely, Assistant Professor in Nursing, received the Faculty Excellence Award from the Southern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) recognizing her excellence in teaching.

Faculty Excellence Award (SOCHE)

Ziying Jiang

Ziying Jiang, Assistant Professor in Social Behavioral Sciences and Geography, received a Faculty Excellence Award from the Southern Ohio Council for Education (SOCHE) recognizing her innovative teaching approaches.

Faculty Excellence Award (SOCHE)

Gina Petonito, Visiting Associate Professor in Social and Behavior Sciences, received the Faculty Excellence Award from the Southern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) recognizing her role in diversity programming on our Middletown Campus.

Ohio Gov's Award in Arts & Faculty Excellence Award

Jim McCutcheon

James McCutcheon, Lecturer in Music and Creative Arts, received the Faculty Excellence Award for teaching excellence from the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) and recently also received the Ohio Governor's Award for the Arts.

Faculty Excellence Award (SOCHE)

Dr. David Berg

David Berg, Professor in Biological Sciences, received the Faculty Excellence Award from the Southwestern Ohio Council for Higher Education (SOCHE) recognizing him as a nationally renowned scholar in invertebrate zoology.

National Recognition

The fall 2016 cohort had a 91 percent first-to-second year retention rate.
 Miami's four-year graduation rate ranks 21st among public universities in the United States.
Per U.S. News and World Report, Number 1 Public Undergraduate Teaching Nationwide 2018
 Third in study abroad participation among public doctoral institutions.
The Princeton Review recognized Miami as a top 200 school 'college that pays you back' in 2018
100 - Miami has been one of Kiplinger's 100 best values in public colleges every year since 1998