Office of the Provost

About the Provost
Paul W. Ludden, is SMUís Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. As the Universityís chief academic officer, he oversees all aspects of academic life, ranging from admissions and faculty development to supervision of SMUís seven schools, library system, and international programs.
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Provost Organization Structure
Within the Office of the Provost and reporting to Provost Ludden are:
Harold W. Stanley, Associate Provost, Linda Eads, Associate Provost, Anthony Tillman, Assistant Provost, James E. Quick, Associate Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies, Stephanie Dupaul, Associate Provost, Kathleen Hugley-Cook, Office of National Fellowships and Awards, Michael Tumeo, Director for the Office of Institutional Research, and John Whaley, Provost's Financial Officer.
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Code of Ethics
Southern Methodist University creates and shares knowledge and prepares citizens for a global society. The University is entrusted with the freedom and opportunity to fulfill these purposes by a public that values our creativity and needs our leadership. Our vision of the future draws on the legacy of those whose learning, faith, and moral commitments shaped the institution we now share.
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