Phone(562) 903-4703
LocationMetzger Hall, Upper Level, West Wing

What We Do

Dr. Deborah Taylor has served as Provost and Senior Vice President at Biola University since 2016. As Provost, she acts as the Chief Academic Officer of the university to establish and implement its academic priorities. Taylor serves on the President’s Cabinet and leads and supports the deans and faculty in their pursuit of faith-integrated education.

Taylor earned her Ph.D. from Claremont Graduate University and spent her subsequent years in K-12 administration. During her tenure at Biola she has served as a faculty member in the School of Education at Biola University, and as Associate Provost for Educational Effectiveness.

Offices & Services

Department Members

AllAcademic DeansOffice of the Provost
Provost and Senior Vice President
Jackie Beatty
Executive Assistant to the Provost and Senior Vice President
Senior Associate Provost, Academic Affairs
Dean, Talbot School of Theology
Dean, Cook School of Intercultural Studies
Dean, School of Education
Dean, School of Fine Arts and Communication
Dean of the Library
Dean, Crowell School of Business
Dean, Humanities and Social Sciences
Associate Vice President of Student Success & Academic Engagement
Chief Diversity Officer
Associate Provost for Faculty Advancement
Program Coordinator for Faculty Advancement
Jennifer Lopez
Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost of Faculty Advancement
Dean of Core Curriculum
Associate Provost of Academic Effectiveness and Administration
Ruth Rorem
Executive Assistant to the Associate Provost for Academic Effectiveness and Administration
Interim Dean, School of Science, Technology and Health
Crystal Tosello
Administrative Assistant
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