Office of the Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs & Provost Lon Moeller, a highly accomplished leader in higher education, is the chief academic officer of the university. Reporting to President P. Barry Butler, Provost Moeller has oversight for programs and initiatives related to faculty affairs, research, new and proposed academic programs, and undergraduate and graduate programs. An attorney, with special expertise in business ethics, conflict management and negotiations, Provost Moeller provides strategic oversight for all university research, academic programs, international programs, student life, and enrollment management.
Throughout his career as a professor, lawyer, and university leader, Provost Moeller has remained steadfastly focused on cultivating a supportive, productive academic environment where every student can succeed. The co-author of five books, including two focused on principles for successful negotiations, Provost Moeller’s highly collaborative leadership style allows him to work effectively with colleagues, including both of Embry-Riddle’s chancellors as well as faculty university-wide, to ensure that students always have access to positive mentors and well-trained advisors. With B.B.A., M.A., and J.D. degrees from the University of Iowa and a proven track record of leadership, Provost Moeller inspires continuing advancements in educational excellence, encompassing teaching, research and service.
Provost Moeller, who joined Embry-Riddle in 2018 following service as Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of the University College at the University of Iowa, strives to be of service to students beyond the classroom, too. By engaging with all aspects of campus life, from internships to co-ops and student organizations, he works to enhance the student experience and imbue Embry-Riddle graduates with a lifelong affinity for learning.