The Acting Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (AVCAA) is the principal provider of academic leadership for all Colleges of the University, and all of the support Deanships, Offices and Service Units within USTF’s Organization Structure that support the academic mission of the University.
The AVCAA is responsible for developing a performance culture that promotes excellence in teaching and learning, research and scholarly activities, innovation and new learning technologies. He ensures excellence in teaching and learning and providing cutting-edge services and operations to USTF stakeholders. In addition, this position is aligned with best practices of good governance in academic institutions. The AVCAA leads the University in its academic planning and in the setting of academic values, policies and practices. One of the core responsibilities of AVCAA is promoting educational programs and related activities on campus and building internal and external relationships with the ultimate goal of significantly increasing the community involvement and securing support for the University. The AVCAA is responsible for developing a performance culture that promotes University’s objectives, program innovation, new learning technologies and teaching excellence and stimulating a high level of scholarly productivity. The AVCAA oversees the administrative practices associated with enrollment, course offerings, tuition, student fees, and the policies and values that guide these endeavors.
USTF AVCAA oversees colleges, Deanship of Graduate Studies and Research, Deanship of Student Affairs, Office of Admission and Registration, Office of Career Counseling, Office of Alumni, Library and Learning Resources, Student Housing, Training Center, Continuing Education Center and Office of International Academic Affairs.