Provost Staff - The University of Tulsa

Provost Staff

Tracy S. Manly

Tracy ManlyActing Provost

Tracy Manly’s areas of responsibility include coordinating the transformation and academic restructuring of the university. She oversees the continuous improvement and assessment of learning activities across the university. She also monitors the standards related to regional and specialized accreditation. Manly is a professor of accounting in the Collins College of Business.

Elizabeth Smith

Vice Provost for Academic Initiatives and Faculty Affairs

Elizabeth Smith supports student success across campus by facilitating innovation in academic policy, curriculum, and organization. She also supports faculty through promoting professional learning and providing guidance on policies and processes that impact their work. Smith is a faculty member in Education in the Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences.

Casey Reed

Senior Vice Provost for Enrollment Management


Lauren Wagner

wagner_lauren-300x300Senior Associate for Academic Initiatives

Lauren Wagner edits the Undergraduate Bulletin and manages the publication process for the Graduate and Law Bulletins. She serves as secretary to the Dean’s Council, the Provost’s Council, the University Curriculum Committee and the Trustees’ Academic Continuous Improvement Committee. She also provides website and technology support across multiple platforms to create efficiencies in academic operations.

Laurie Rankin

Senior Administrative Associate to the Interim Provost