Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs strengthens the campus community by promoting the academic mission, supporting faculty and students, encouraging research and scholarly activities, and enhancing teaching and learning.


The mission of Academic Affairs is to create and maintain a supportive environment that promotes the University’s academic endeavors in undergraduate, graduate, and professional education. The unit supports and encourages excellence in teaching, scholarly activity, and service. We are committed to providing the highest quality undergraduate and graduate education in the state and region, and achieving national and international prominence in the professional optometry program.