About Us

Purpose of Academic Affairs
The Office of Academic Affairs provides coordination and support at Sam Houston State University for all academic personnel matters, programming, and other issues pertaining to the academic standards and mission of the institution.

About the Office of Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs is responsible for supporting the work of the faculty, whose teaching, advising, and scholarship brings Sam Houston’s academic programs to life. Led by Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Richard Eglsaer, Academic Affairs oversees the University curriculum and new curricular initiatives; faculty hiring and promotion; support for faculty research and teaching; and the administration of all academic departments and programs, the library, and offices within the division of Academic Affairs.

This website provides helpful information to both faculty members and students in all important academic areas. Our goal is to help you be successful both in and out of the classroom. If you have questions, we’ll help you find the answers. If you can’t find what you want within our web pages, visit our Staff Directory to find the staff person best equipped to answer your question.