Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
Dr. Daniel L. Kain became the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs in December 2016. Dr. Kain has served NAU in a variety of capacities for over twenty-three years. Most recently, and for the past six years, Dr. Kain has served as NAU's Vice Provost for Academic Personnel. While serving in that capacity, Dr. Kain also served as Interim Provost during the summer of 2015, and as the Interim Dean of the College of Education during the summer/fall of 2014. Prior to Dr. Kain's service as a Vice Provost, he served NAU's College of Education in a variety of capacities spanning from 1993 to 2010, including as an Associate Professor, a Professor, Associate Dean and the Dean of that College, among other roles. Dr. Kain holds an undergraduate degree from Montana State University in English, a master's degree from the University of Washington in English Literature, and a PhD from the University of British Columbia in Curriculum and Instruction.