Skip to main content

Vice Provost for Teaching, Learning & Innovation


The Office of the Vice Provost for Teaching, Learning and Innovation is responsible for the quality and integrity of the academic program, including instruction, advisement, assessment, and accreditation.  The primary duties of the office are to coordinate and augment the work of those individuals and offices that support the university’s academic mission.

Vice Provost for Teaching, Learning and Innovation

The Vice Provost for Teaching, Learning and Innovation works with deans and others across campus to support the teaching and learning mission of The University of New Mexico. This includes leading improvement efforts, coordinating resources, and providing administrative support to UNM’s schools and colleges. The Vice Provost is responsible for campus-wide activity in assessment, advising, academic program review and institutional analytics. In addition, the Vice Provost oversees accreditation activities, both at the program level (specialized accreditation) and at the university level.

The Vice Provost leads and supports strategic priorities related to teaching and learning, including a wide variety of student success initiatives, the Center for Academic Program Support, the Provost Committee on Academic Success, and the Institute for Design and Innovation (IDI). The IDI is working to improve educational outcomes by facilitating data-informed decision-making through research and innovative design of interactive analytics tools and applications.

Vice Provost for Teaching, Learning and Innovation Greg Heileman

Greg HeilemanProfessor Gregory (Greg) L. Heileman received his BA degree from Wake Forest University in 1982, his MS degree in Biomedical Engineering and Mathematics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1986, and his PhD degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Central Florida in 1989.  In 1990 he joined the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM, where he is currently Professor and was the Associate Chair (Director of Undergraduate Programs) from 2005-2011. Additionally, his ECE faculty website can be accessed here. While serving as Associate Chair, he led the department through two ABET accreditation visits, and in 2011 he became an ABET program evaluator.  During 1998 he held a research fellowship at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, and in 2005 he held a similar position at the Universidad Politénica de Madrid.  His research interests are in the areas of information security, the theory of computing and information, machine learning, data structures and algorithmic analysis.  He is the author of the text Data Structures, Algorithms and Object-Oriented Programming, published by McGraw-Hill in 1996.  Professor Heileman is a senior member of the IEEE. 

VP for Teaching, Learning and Innovation Heileman oversees: