Provost, Chief Academic Officer, University of Redlands
Adrienne McCormick currently serves as Provost and Chief Academic Officer at the University of Redlands. Prior to joining the Redlands team, Dr. McCormick served as Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Professor of English at Winthrop University, a public comprehensive institution with 5000 students in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and served for 20 years in the State University of New York (SUNY) system at two separate campuses. Her roles in SUNY included four years at SUNY Oswego as Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, and 16 years at SUNY Fredonia, where she served in roles including Interim Associate Provost for Curriculum, Assessment, and Academic Support; Interim Assistant Provost for Special Initiatives; Chair of the Department of English; Director of the Women’s Studies Program, and English faculty member. At Winthrop, she collaborated with faculty and academic and other campus leaders on a successful decennial review; the development of a Quality Enhancement Plan on career readiness; the implementation of ACUE faculty professional development micro-credential resources; transfer partnerships, and pathways; and a comprehensive draft of an academic plan. She has extensive experience supporting strategic plan implementation; innovative new program development; community engagement initiatives; comprehensive internationalization; and development of implicit bias and DEIJ training programs for faculty, staff, and students. She has procured external funding to support bridge programs in mathematics for STEM students, and simulation labs for faculty research and instructional development.