Housed within the Office of the Provost, Academic Administration works to streamline processes and reduce bureaucratic barriers prioritized toward meeting the larger goals of the University of Arizona strategic plan. We are partners, collaborators, and innovators whose work promotes a student-centered approach to academic support at the university. Together, we create a culture of success while providing effective management of many core campus systems and processes.

Gregory (Greg) L. Heileman currently serves as the Associate Vice Provost for Academic Administration and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Arizona, where he is responsible for facilitating collaboration across campus to strategically enhance institutional capacity related to academic administration.  He has served in various administrative capacities in higher education since 2004.

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Our Team


Serves the students, faculty, staff, and alumni through registration, record keeping, course and classroom management, and academic support.

Alex Underwood

Curricular Affairs

Collaborates with university stakeholders to improve policies, programs, practices, and processes that advance the academic mission of the university.


Transfer Credit & Articulation

Facilitates a transparent enrollment process for students with transfer credit while supporting staff, faculty, and administrators in improving the transfer student experience.

Christy Ball


University Fees

Provides oversight of fees approved by the Arizona Board of Regents (ABOR) that are used to enhance the academic learning and student experience at Arizona.

Martha Sesteaga

Student Fees

Determines student fee allocation for enrollment management and academic initiatives & student success with a student advisory board.

Teresa Whetzel

Office of the Provost

Oversees all affairs related to the academic mission of the University, including the faculty, academic programs, and related budgeting. Learn more about the Provost.

Liesl Folks