Office of the Provost and Chief Operating Officer

The Provost serves as the chief academic officer of the University and provides leadership for the University's colleges, schools, libraries, and academic support services. Through strategic planning and collaborative decision-making, the Office of the Provost ensures the University's commitment to teaching, research, the pursuit of technical expertise, artistic creativity, and humanistic learning.


The Chief Operating Officer oversees the internal operations of the University, including promoting and enhancing the overall experience of all Alfred University students. The COO supports the University’s commitment to a positive and meaningful student experience central to students’ ability to find their voice and their purpose. The COO also ensures the Alfred University environment supports the ongoing professional success and satisfaction of all faculty and staff members as they work to provide educational opportunities to students.


Beth Ann Dobie, Provost, Chief Operating Officer
Crystal Henshaw, Executive Assistant
Gayle Gebhard, Administrative Assistant

Academic Policies - Academic regulations for undergraduate and graduate students.
Alfred University Policy on Research Involving Human Subjects - All physiological and behavioral research involving human subjects must be reviewed and approved by the HSRC and must comply with informed consent requirements.
Employment Policies - Policies regarding employment at Alfred University.
Conflict of Interest - The employees of Alfred University recognize a shared responsibility to ensure that they conduct themselves in an unbiased manner and serve the goals of the University.
Copyright Infringement Policy - It is the policy of Alfred University and its Libraries to uphold the provisions of the Copyright Law (Title 17, United States Code).
Alfred University Policy on Copyrights Ownership of Course Materials - A tool to clarify expectations and responsibilities of faculty and the administration, while safeguarding the values adopted by our institution. See Policy on Copyrights Ownership of Course Materials.
Information Technology Services Guidelines and Policies - Policies regarding computer, email, and copyright infringement.
Residential Life Policies - Student policies for conduct.
Student Policies - Comprehensive list of policies applying to students.