Russ Ivy

Dr. Russ Ivy
Interim Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs

Russell Ivy serves as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs. In this capacity, he is responsible for providing leadership in formulating and administering university policies for student learning outcomes assessment, academic program reviews and articulations, institutional and program-based accreditation, review of new degree program proposals, and other projects and initiatives related to academic programs and curriculum. He also supervises the leadership of the Center for Global Engagement, Center for Online and Continuing Education, Undergraduate Admissions, Financial Aid and the Registrar’s Office.  Dr. Ivy is the liaison for FAU with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).

Ivy received both the B.A. and M.A. degrees in Geography from the University of Missouri and a Ph.D. in Geography from the University of Florida. He joined FAU in 1992, and in addition to professorial duties, served 5 years as Associate Chair and 9 years as Chair of Geosciences.  He also served 2 years as Interim Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science prior to joining the Provost’s Office in 2015.  He holds the rank of Professor in Geosciences.