About Us


Welcome to Southeastern's Office of the Provost and the Division of Academic Affairs.

Dr. Tena Golding

The Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs is the university's chief academic officer, providing academic leadership to its colleges and promoting excellence throughout the Division of Academic Affairs and in all of the university's academic programs and initiatives.


Guided by our core values of Excellence and Caring, Southeastern creates engaging learning opportunities to advance the intellectual and personal growth of all students. A Southeastern education is characterized by academic rigor, real-world initiatives and transformative opportunities, provided by research and/or creative collaborations between faculty and students. Through the dedication and contributions of our gifted faculty, our outstanding librarians and our talented staff, we prepare students to be competitive in the workforce and leaders in their professions and communities. 


I invite you to explore our website to learn more about our academic programs, our distinguished faculty and our supportive university community.


Dr. Tena L. Golding

Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs