Associate Vice Provost for Academic Administration
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
Greg Heileman collaborates with faculty, staff and students across campus to ensure that academic processes related to program development, curricular changes, transfer credits, and program and course fees meet requirements.
He has served in administrative positions in higher education since 2004, most recently from 2017 to 2019 as associate provost for student and academic life and chief student affairs officer at the University of Kentucky. From 2011 to 2017 he was associate provost for curriculum and vice provost for teaching learning and innovation at the University of New Mexico. He led campuswide student academic success initiatives at UNM that produced all-time-high retention and graduation rates.
While serving as associate chair of electrical and computer engineering at the University of New Mexico from 2005 until 2011, he received numerous honors for excellence in teaching, including the IEEE Albuquerque Section Outstanding Educator Award, ECE Lawton-Ellis Award and Gardner Zemke Professorship.
Over the course of his academic career, Heileman’s research activities have generated more than $9 million in external funding, and he has more than 170 peer-reviewed publications.
- BA: biology, Wake Forest University, 1982
- MS: biomedical engineering and mathematics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1986
- PhD: computer engineering, University of Central Florida, 1989
Machine learning and data analytics, information security