Provost's Office

Do you have a question about our academic programs?

Do you have a class-related concern or issue to be addressed?

Do you have a creative idea about new academic programs or services we could provide?

Do you have something exciting to report about McKendree's academic programs, courses, faculty, or students?

If so, please contact the Provost's Office. We welcome your phone calls, emails, and visits!


Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. (or by appointment)

Wildy Hall, 3rd Floor


Mission Statement

The mission of the Provost's Office is to provide academic leadership and service to McKendree University. We coordinate the hiring, training, and evaluation of faculty; delivery of academic programs at all campuses and sites; and the provision of student academic support services. In short, we provide the support and resources that our faculty need to deliver the high-quality educational experience for which McKendree University is known.

Meet the Staff


Photo of Alan AlewineDr. Alan Alewine

Associate Dean for Curriculum
(618) 537-6524



Photo of Christine BahrDr. Christine Bahr

Provost and Dean of the University
(618) 537-6810



Photo of Rita DavisRita Davis

Assistant to the Provost
(618) 537-6810



Photo of Tami EgglestonDr. Tami Eggleston

Associate Dean for Institutional Effectiveness
(618) 537-6926



Photo of Karen LarsonKaren Larson

Secretary to the Associate Deans

(618) 537-6812