Vice President for Academic Affairs

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The Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA) is the chief academic officer that is responsible for the academic curriculum of the institution, providing leadership to the faculty and managing the processes through which teaching is conducted and administered. The Vice President insures that the curriculum appropriately reflects the mission of the campus and that it is as current as possible in terms of disciplines and delivery.  The VPAA establishes standards for the quality of the student body and maintains academic excellence. In addition the Vice President has oversight responsibilities for all academic affairs budgets, hiring of personnel, and the quality performance of all academic affairs personnel.