Provost and Dean of the Faculty

Jonathan Green
(309) 556-3101

Jonathan Green joined Illinois Wesleyan as Provost and Dean of the Faculty on Aug. 1, 2011. He is the chief academic officer of the University, overseeing all academic departments in addition to The Ames Library, Athletics, and Information Technology. In addition to his administrative appointment, Dr. Green is a professor of music.

Dr. Green came to Illinois Wesleyan from Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, Va., where he joined the faculty in 1996 and served as dean of the college and vice president for academic affairs since 2004.

Dr. Green earned his doctorate in musical arts from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, his master's degree from the University of Massachusetts – Amherst, and his bachelor's degree from the State University of New York at Fredonia.


Frank BoydAssociate Provost and Title IX Coordinator

Frank Boyd
(309) 556-3255

Prior to his appointment as associate provost, he served as interim provost, associate dean of faculty, director of general education, and chair of the political science department.  Direct responsibilities of the associate provost encompass student research, academic facilities and equipment, the faculty salary budgets, and the hiring of adjunct faculty.  

More information on these and other programs can be found on the associate provost's office website.  


Lynda DukeAssociate Dean of Curricular and Faculty Development

Lynda Duke
(309) 556-3220 

The Associate Dean of Curricular and Faculty Development, housed in the Mellon Center, provides leadership in strengthening all curricular programs, coordinates the General Education Program and May Term, and serves as the administrative representative to the Faculty Development Committee, Curriculum Council, and Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning.

Duke earned her bachelor's degree at Michigan State University and master's degrees at the University of Michigan and the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.


Senior Administrative Assistant

Sharla Brown-AjayiSharla Brown-Ajayi
(309) 556-3101

The Senior Administrative Assistant to the Provost manages the daily operations of the Provost’s office and is the liaison between the Provost and all internal and external constituents. Brown-Ajayi joined IWU in 2012 and has served the University as the Office Coordinator for MCLL/Hispanic Studies and the LRC and as the Senior Administrative Assistant to the Mellon Center of Curricular and Faculty Development. She is also the co-founder and co-director of the IWU Language School for Kids. Brown-Ajayi earned her BA in History from Illinois State University and has over ten years experience in education administration.