Thomas Yorio


The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for supporting the activities and maximizing the performance of the educational, research and clinical programs of the Health Science Center. The office strives to promote collaboration, interdisciplinary initiatives, shared services and economies of scale, while fostering the academic and professional strengths of the Health Science Center faculty and students.

As Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs, Thomas Yorio serves as chief academic officer for the Health Science Center and provides overall direction for all academic programs and research. He is responsible for directing campus wide strategic planning efforts which promote the coordination of schools, key programs and initiatives and fostering effective communication. Dr. Yorio was also responsible for leading the health science center in its Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) reaffirmation, which took place in March 2010. Please visit the site links below for full detail of the programs and services offered.

Academic Resources
(Center for Innovative Learning (CIL), Interprofessional Education (IPE/P), Gibson D. Lewis Library, Professional and Continuing Education (PACE), Center for Diversity and International Programs and Project Management)

(Accreditation summary and dates by group)

Educational Programs
(Academic programs and degrees offered)

Faculty Affairs
(Faculty resources for appointment, credentialing, promotion and tenure, evaluation, bylaws, handbook, development, policies, senate, and orientation)

Information Technology Services
(Classroom Education Technology Services (CETS), Copier/MFD Services, Helpdesk and Client Services, Information Services Support,  Infrastructure and Security, and Records Management)

Room Scheduling
(Schedules health science center classes, meetings, events and non-health science center community activities)

Student Affairs
(Academic Performance, Registrar, Financial Aid, Student Development, Student Services, Founders’ Activity Center)

This page was last modified on July 27, 2016