Office for Academic Affairs

James M. Palmer
Dr. James M. Palmer
Interim Provost & Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs

Welcome to the Office for Academic Affairs (OAA). Under the leadership of the Interim Provost and Senior Vice President, Dr. James M. Palmer, this office is responsible for establishing and enforcing policies and procedures that promote academic and student success at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU). Guided by the University’s mission, the OAA works to:

  • Ensure the highest academic standards within academic programs at PVAMU.
  • Create and maintain an environment that supports student learning and development.
  • Provide high quality, professional services to assist students, faculty and staff in negotiating the academic and student services systems at PVAMU.
  • Present opportunities for students to engage in a wide variety of activities that are intellectually stimulating, prepare them for post-graduate careers and increase the likelihood that they will successfully complete their programs of study at PVAMU.

Honorary Degree Nominations

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PVAMU faculty, staff, administration, current students, or alumni may submit nominations for recipients of honorary degrees to the Office for Academic Affairs for consideration by the President. Nominations must be accompanied by a letter of nomination, current vitae, and other appropriate supporting documentation.