Mario Gaboury was named interim provost and senior vice president for academic affairs in June 2019. He serves as Chief Academic Officer overseeing the academic programs delivered through the University’s five schools and colleges, and those offered at remote locations, including Prato, Italy, and Albuquerque, NM. He also oversees Accreditation and Assessment, Information Technology, Institutional Research, Grants and Sponsored Projects, and the Library. He is Chief Strategy Officer for the university and is responsible for the continued refinement and implementation of the University’s strategic plan. Previously, he served as Dean of the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. Dr. Gaboury joined the full-time faculty of criminal justice in 1996 and is a tenured Professor of Criminal Justice. He held the University’s Oskar Schindler Humanities Foundation Endowed Professorship From 2007-2009. He has more than 35 years of professional and academic experience, including formerly as deputy director of the Office for Victims of Crime for the U.S. Department of Justice.