Welcome to the Office of the Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies

 
 
 
 

The Office of the Associate Provost is committed to promoting academic excellence at the University of Michigan-Flint.

The office is led by Shelby Newport, Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies and Associate Professor of Theatre who provides leadership in the pursuit of undergraduate academic excellence in support of the Strategic Plan for the University of Michigan-Flint.

Units reporting to the Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate studies include:

Center for Global Engagement

Thompson Center for Learning & Teaching

University Honors Program

 
 
 
 

Meet Our Team

Phone:
810.762.0886
Email:
snewport@umich.edu
Office of the Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Shelby Newport, MFA

Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Shelby Newport is a Costume & Makeup Designer based in Michigan. She is the Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies at the University of Michigan-Flint, where she also serves as an Associate Professor of Theatre.

Shelby received her MFA from Purdue University in 2009 and her undergraduate degree from Cornell College. 

She has worked at a number of regional theaters including Colorado Shakespeare Festival, Great River Shakespeare Festival and Glimmerglass Opera. Shelby regularly designs costumes for Tipping Point Theatre, Flint Repertory Theatre, and is a Resident Artist at The Purple Rose Theatre Company. During her 2018 sabbatical, she designed costumes for Detroit Public Theatre, Cornell College, and Kickshaw Theatre. Her design work has also been seen internationally at the Turner Contemporary Museum in Margate, England. 

Phone:
810.762.0886
Email:
lamart@umich.edu
Office of the Associate Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Studies

Laura Martin, BS

Administrative Assistant

Laura graduated with her Bachelor of Science in Visual Art Education from the University of Michigan-Flint in 2010 and is currently persuing her Masters of Public Administration.

She currently serves as administrative assistant, coordinating the Associate Provost's calendar, assisting various units and committees, and coordinates the Maize and Blue Distinguished Scholar Award selection process.