Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Teaching, and Learning
Gail D. Burd
Dr. Gail Burd is the Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Teaching, and Learning at the University of Arizona. Dr. Burd works closely with the Provost, other campus leaders, faculty, and members of her reporting units to advance the academic mission of the University. Her 35 years of distinguished service receives compliments for her innovative and inclusive leadership, scholarly research, and dedicated mentorship to students and colleagues alike. Dr. Burd’s work and achievements are framed by her commitment to the UArizona’s mission as a land-grant, research university and her support for students, faculty, and staff; teaching and learning; research and scholarship; and university, community, and national service.
The review is intended to enhance the quality of a program and to assist in determining a program’s ability to respond to future challenges and opportunities.
The University has been regionally accredited by the Higher Learning Commission since 1917. Also, many UA units, schools, and programs obtained specialized accreditation.
OIA reviews every academic program to ensure that the unit has a measurable plan to assess its students' skills, abilities, knowledge or values after completing the program.