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Dr. Juliane Wallace, Interim Associate Provost for Academic Administration

Dr. Juliane P. Wallace, Interim Associate Provost for Academic Administration, is responsible for advising the Provost and Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs on academic hiring policy, advising central administration on compliance and application of faculty contracts, and assisting the Provost on matters related to promotion, tenure, and leaves of absence, including sabbaticals. Dr. Wallace also serves as a resource person for school directors, deans, and other administrators with respect to academic administration, including operating papers.

Dr. Wallace joined the SIU faculty in August 2004 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology. During her SIU tenure, Dr. Wallace has assumed a variety of academic and administrative roles, and has provided superior leadership on multiple strategic initiatives. In January 2016, Dr. Wallace was named chair of the Department of Kinesiology, and in August that same year, she added the role of interim chair of the Department of Public Health and Recreation Professions. During her provisional capacity, Dr. Wallace led the Master’s in Public Health program, faculty, and staff through a rigorous Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH) re-accreditation process. 

Dr. Wallace served as the Interim Associate Dean and Director of the SIU Graduate School from January 2018 through June 2019, where she was instrumental in streamlining communication and processes and enhancing graduate student welfare. Most recently, Dr. Wallace has served as the founding Director of the School of Human Sciences, where she facilitated the reorganization of 13 programs from four different departments and two different colleges into the new College of Health and Human Sciences and navigated the new school through the global pandemic. All the while, she has served her profession in leadership roles, including, but not limited to, President of the Midwest region of the American College of Sports Medicine, an organization through which she has earned Fellowship status.

Dr. Wallace earned a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology from Iowa State University in 2004 and was awarded the Iowa State University College of Education Future Faculty Fellowship. Dr. Wallace’s research and teaching interests include exercise physiology, cardiovascular control, aging, and the influence of physical activity in controlling blood pressure. Her passion for the SIU community is evidenced in her ambitious energy and devotion to the students, faculty, staff, and programs of the university, region, and beyond.