Academic Affairs


We welcome you to the Office of Academic Affairs web pages.  We hope you find the information you seek here but if you have additional questions, please call us at 276-328-0121.


The Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is the chief academic officer of the College. He is responsible for recruiting, hiring and evaluating faculty and for the promotion and tenure process. The Provost provides leadership, ensures academic accountability, administers program budgets and facilitates the work of faculty, staff and students.  The Provost has oversight of ten academic departments, and the offices of the Academic Dean, Registrar, Institutional Research, Abingdon Program, the Center for Teaching Excellence, Information Technology and the Honor Court. He serves on the Senior Staff and the Chancellor's Cabinet, and chairs the Provost's Council and the Council of Chairs.

Externally, the Provost represents the College at the State Council of Higher Education, the Instructional Programs Advisory Committee, the American Association of State Colleges and Universities, and other educational entities.



Office Staff


Sandy Huguenin

Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Smiddy Hall 209


Darlene Moore

Office Manager for Academic Affairs

Smiddy Hall 209


Amelia J. Harris

Academic Dean

Smiddy Hall 206


Pam McKnight
Assistant to the Academic Dean
Smiddy Hall 204

Diane Cornett

Academic Affairs Associate

Smiddy Hall 155


All correspondence should be addressed to The University of Virginia's College at Wise, 1 College Avenue, Wise VA 24293.