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The Office of the Provost promotes collaboration across the University and oversees policies and initiatives that shape the academic life of the University as a whole. In coordination with academic deans, directors and faculty, the Office of the Provost is responsible for advancing the University's mission through the administration of academic programs and the management of academic administrative and support services.

Jamie Hooyman, Ed.D.


Dr. Hooyman

Dr. Jamie Hooyman was named provost in November 2017 after serving as vice provost since May 2016. As the University’s  chief academic officer, she oversees learning, academic quality and student success. She leads the development and assessment of academic programming in partnership with the University President, the Board of Regents, the Northwest Leadership Team, faculty, staff, and students

Dr. Hooyman came to Northwest from North Central Missouri College where she had been since 2006, including the last two years as vice president of institutional effectiveness. Her professional experience also includes service as a faculty member at
the University of Central Oklahoma. She earned her doctorate of education in human performance from Oklahoma State University. She also has an associate degree from North Central, a bachelor’s degree in education from Missouri State University and a master’s degree in education from Northern Illinois University.