Steven P. Girardot (he/him/his) is the interim vice provost for undergraduate education at Georgia Tech. He has over twenty years of higher education experience and is a proud Tech alumnus, having earned both a B.S. in Chemical Engineering and an M.S. in Chemistry from Georgia Tech. He completed his doctorate in Chemistry at Emory University, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in Epidemiology from Emory’s Rollins School of Public Health. His research was at the interface of chemistry and environmental health, and he developed and taught an undergraduate honors program course in epidemiology at Tech. As the interim vice provost for undergraduate education, Steven oversees all aspects of undergraduate education, including undergraduate advising, retention and completion (Complete College Georgia and Momentum Year), honors program, general education, and academic policies and procedures related to undergraduate academic matters. In addition, he directs the units in the Office of Undergraduate Education (OUE) that provide co-curricular, career, and academic success programs and services. Steven has also helped launch the First-Year Fall Abroad (FYFA) Program in collaboration with International Initiatives and Enrollment Management. Prior to his current position, he held leadership roles as the director of the center for academic success (CAS), director of the office of success programs (in student affairs), and assistant director of the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) here at Tech. He regularly presents on topics related to student success and participates on several advisory boards and national organizations, including serving as the 2019 President of the North American Association of Summer Sessions (NAASS).
Interim Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education