Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
University of Central Oklahoma
John Barthell is the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO). He received his bachelors and doctoral degrees at the University of California at Berkeley. He has served in administrative roles at UCO for the last fourteen years, including as the Dean of the College of Mathematics and Science before becoming Provost. Much of his administrative interest has focused on faculty development models that support student-centered research. He currently serves as a nationally elected Councilor for the Council on Undergraduate Research (CUR) as well as being a former NIH INBRE coordinator in the state of Oklahoma.