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

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

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

Patricia Ravenell
Executive Assistant
Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program

William Turner
Chief Administrative and Financial Officer

Sharon Smith
Associate Vice Provost for University Life and
Student Intervention Services

Chief Wellness Officer

Senior Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs

Office of the Vice Provost for University Life Staff


Development and Alumni Relations:

  • Andrea Alhadari

Administrative and Financial Affairs:

Design Services:

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