Theresa Hand
Theresa Hand, Provost

Theresa Hand, OTD

The Provost is the college’s “second in command” and is responsible for the institution when the president is not available. She serves as chief academic officer and works collaboratively with faculty, department chairs and deans to implement Russell Sage College’s strategic plan, ensure an outstanding curriculum and support faculty development.

The Provost oversees academic budget and personnel issues, is administrative liaison to Faculty Governance committees, coordinates with vice presidents on institutional policy and procedure and is the Cabinet representative to the Board of Trustees Academic Affairs Committee.

The Provost oversees the Registrar’s Office, the Director of online learning and the Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (CSTEP). She serves as the liaison to the NYS Department of Education (NYSED) and is the accreditation liaison officer for the Middle States Commission on Higher Education (MSCHE). She also supports research development, provides guidance with grant applications and oversees the assessment of student learning.

Office of the Provost

Executive Assistant to the Provost
Director of Academic Budget & Planning
Assistant Provost for Student Success & Institutional Effectiveness
Assistant Provost for Strategic Initiatives