- VICE CHANCELLOR FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
The Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is the chief academic and instructional officer. The Vice Chancellor is responsible for the overall coordination and effective implementation of the entire academic program of the university and serves as the official channel between the chancellor and the area of academic affairs.
- ASSOCIATE VICE CHANCELLOR FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER
The Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs is the deputy to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Chief Information Officer. The Associate Vice Chancellor is responsible for Faculty Development and Information Technology Systems and areas of academic concern designated by the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs.
- ASSISTANT VICE CHANCELLOR FOR CONTINUING AND GRADUATE STUDIES
The Assistant Vice Chancellor for Continuing and Graduate Studies administers programs and budgets and supervises applied science, adult and special student academic services and extension instruction, summer school, and the graduate center.
- ASSISTANT VICE CHANCELLOR FOR ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
The Assistant Vice Chancellor assists the Vice Chancellor in coordinating all phases of the academic program and monitors program budgets.
- EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF ENROLLMENT MANAGEMENT
The Executive Director of the Division of Enrollment Management is responsible for developing and sustaining a comprehensive recruiting and retention program for students. The director is responsible for the successful coordination of all programs and services in his/her division. The units that comprise the Division of Enrollment Management are Office of Admissions, Financial Aid, the Office of the Registrar and First Year Experience & Academic Support Services.
- ACADEMIC DIVISION DIRECTORS
Each division director is responsible for the successful coordination of all departments in his/her division. The director serves as the liaison between department chairpersons and the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The director makes recommendations for faculty promotions and nonreappointments in conjunction with the department chairperson and in accordance with university policy. The director assists in program development, curriculum planning and faculty scheduling and mediates faculty and student problems that are referred.
- DIRECTOR OF FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE & ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
The Director of First Year Experience & Academic Support Services is responsible for the successful coordination of services and programs that help new freshmen and undecided transfer students make a successful transition to Winston-Salem State University and college life.
The division is responsible for new student (1) computerized placement testing and assessment, (2) advising, (3) academic placement, (4) registration, (5) monitoring academic progress, (6) enhancing academic performance, (7) increasing student SUCCESS and (8) improving retention rates during the first year. The programs included under the FYE and Academic Support Services are the Academic Advising Center, the Academic Resource Center, Early Warning and Intervention program, Freshman Seminar Course, Community & Service Learning office and Upward Bound program. The FYE Program also coordinates the Freshman Seminar Course.
- DEPARTMENT CHAIRPERSONS
Each department chairperson is responsible for the scope, content and quality of courses and instruction in his/her respective department. The chairperson is responsible for cooperative planning with members of the department, directing the work of the department and cooperating with chairpersons of other departments in matters regarding policies. The chairperson is responsible for having regularly scheduled departmental meetings. Other responsibilities include scheduling courses and other work of the department through the proper channels of authority, preparing the departmental budget, supervising departmental expenditures, advising student majors, and making recommendations for library materials, evaluating programs and faculty, recruiting and recommending faculty and staff for employment.
The descriptions and policies, which follow, provide an overview of Academic Affairs. More detailed information is contained in the University Catalog and the Faculty Handbook.