University Life Administration


The Office of the Vice Provost for University Life (OVPUL) provides programmatic, administrative, and fiscal oversight for the operations of the VPUL division. The office assures mission continuity and seeks to maximize efficacy and benefit for relevant student and community services.

Our office is centrally located at 3611 Locust Walk.

Central Resource Management Team

Dr. Valarie Swain-Cade McCoullum
Vice Provost for University Life

Kimberly Bowers
Executive Assistant

Dr. Benoit Dubé
Associate Vice Provost and Chief Wellness Officer

Rev. William C. Gipson
Associate Vice Provost for Equity and Access

Monica Yant Kinney
Chief of Staff and Chief Communications Officer
(media requests)

Sharon SmithInterim
Senior Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs

William Turner
Chief Administrative and Financial Officer

Office of the Vice Provost for University Life Staff

Administrative Programming and Services:

Development and Alumni Relations:

Administrative and Financial Affairs:

Design Services:

VPUL Org Chart