Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs

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The mission of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs is to provide academic guidance and support that facilitates student engagement in classroom and co-curricular activities, fosters student responsbility for learning, and equips students to persist and graduate.

The vision of the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs is seamless integration of academic services and relational support across a student's academic career that increases retention, cultivates persistence and promotes degree completion.

Dr. Idna M. Corbett


Dr. Idna M. Corbett is the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs. She is a member of the Provost's leadership team. She advises the Provost on a wide range of matters relating to curriculum, assessment, and student success initiatives, and serves as deputy to the Provost and represents her to the university community. She collaborates with the undergraduate community and the university to plan and implement programs that enhance the academic life of a student and that lead to graduation and overall success.

Dr. Corbett serves as University liaison with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education.  She is NKU’s representative to the Greater Cincinnati Consortium of Colleges and Universities (GCCCU).  She has primary responsibility for providing leadership in the areas of academic program development, academic policy development and enforcement, institutional accreditation, student learning assessment, program review, articulation agreements, course evaluations, and special initiatives. 

Dr. Corbett provides leadership and support for:

The Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs convenes the following committees and councils: Admissions & Academic Policies Committee and the Associate/Assistant Dean’s Council.  Additionally, she serves as ex officio member of the University Curriculum Committee, the General Education Committee, and the University Research Council.