NC A&T Appoints Davis Associate Vice Provost for Student Success and University Registrar

EAST GREENSBORO, NC (October 17, 2022) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University announced that Regina Davis, Ph.D., has been named Associate Vice Provost for Student Success and Registrar academic after serving in the interim position.

Davis will continue to manage all operations of the Registrar’s Office, including responsibility for maintaining the integrity of academic records and student information, conducting graduation audits, and preparing for graduation activities. studies and start. She reports to the Provost, providing leadership and strategic oversight of a comprehensive portfolio of academic responsibilities in support of undergraduate and graduate students.

“Dr. Davis has worked to promote academic and professional development, supports a welcoming environment for a diverse student body, and maintains relationships with students from initial enrollment through graduation,” said Tonya Smith- Jackson, Ph.D., president and executive vice chancellor for academic affairs “I know she will keep academic excellence foremost for all North Carolina A&T students.”

Davis previously served as A&T’s acting vice president for strategic planning, operations, and institutional effectiveness. She also served as the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) liaison for the university while serving as Deputy Provost for Student Success and Academic Support and as Director of the Center of Excellence university academic.

In these roles, Davis oversaw the Department of Institutional Research and the Department of Institutional Effectiveness, in addition to partnering with the Office of Strategic Planning and Institutional Effectiveness for deep dives into data identifying populations. target students to improve retention, persistence and academic support for student success.

Davis has developed and executed strategies focused on specific student populations, from recruitment to orientation through graduation, to achieve the university’s student success goals outlined in our strategic plan. based on the analysis of student success measures.

As director of the Center for Academic Excellence, Davis oversaw counseling functions for new freshmen and transfer students as well as the Aggie Success Academy designed to strengthen vulnerable student populations before their first semester. She also oversaw the Partway Home and Aggies at the Goal Line programs that help students complete their education.

Additionally, Davis has led student success initiatives through academic support programs designed to help all students achieve academic success. His efforts have included academic advising, student success classes, peer mentoring, supplemental coursework, tutoring, academic survival skills workshops, oversight of the student-athlete academic development program as well as academic success for living learning communities, and the development of academic advising workshops for faculty.

Davis joined A&T in the fall of 2007 as a professor in the Department of English and Communication Studies in the Speech Program. She then became Program Director of Speech-Language Pathology, Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology before achieving the rank of Full Professor. She then served as chair of the Department of Liberal Studies.

Davis earned a BA in Biological Sciences from Hampton University, an MA in Communication and Human Relations from the University of Oklahoma, and a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She also holds a Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Women’s and Gender Studies from UNCG.

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