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Deena J. McConnell

Deena J. McConnell

Associate Vice President for Administration and Academic Affairs


Assistant: Linda Newman

Ms. Deena J. McConnell serves as Associate Vice President for Administration and Academic Affairs, where she advises the Provost and other academic affairs personnel on legal, procedural, contractual, and regulatory issues within the Division of Academic Affairs. In partnership with the Dwight Look College of Engineering, she focuses considerable time and effort to ongoing management of the teaching and research contracts that guide Texas A&M at Qatar operations, as well as contractual relationships with other out-of-country programs, including those in Costa Rica and Mexico.

She is the primary coordinator of policy, rule, and regulation review for the Office of the Provost, and provides support related to grievances, legislation analysis, and issues management processes. She oversees the processing of academic documents for the Board of Regents, and supports both the Associate Vice President for Academic Services and Vice Provost with reporting to Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), respectively.