College of Agriculture

Division of Academic Affairs 

Empowering Minds, Inspiring Futures: A Journey of Lifelong Learning and Innovation

Student success is the driving force behind the mission of Virginia State University. The Division of Academic Affairs ensures this mission by creating a vibrant, welcoming learning environment to enable our students to become adaptive, imaginative, and forward-thinking individuals. We know that education is the foundation of both individual and societal advancement, and we are dedicated to nurturing a lifelong love for learning, empowering innovative practitioners who will shape a brighter future for themselves and society. Our faculty members are scholars and mentors, dedicated to nurturing the intellectual and personal growth of our students. They encourage students to participate in multidisciplinary techniques that widen their perspectives by fostering a culture of open discussion, critical thinking, and collaboration. Together, we embrace the transformative power of education to drive positive change and make a lasting impact on the world.

Message from the Provost

Dr. Tia Minnis

Dr. Tia Minnis
VP of Academic Affairs

Dr. Tia Minnis

Dr. Tia Minnis
VP of Academic Affairs

Message from the Provost

We ensure this mission by creating a vibrant, welcoming learning environment to enable our students to become adaptive, imaginative, and forward-thinking individuals.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Division of Academic Affairs is to provide leadership in cultivating innovative practitioners and lifelong learners, equipping them with the knowledge, skills, and mindset necessary to thrive in an ever-evolving world. 

This is accomplished by fostering intellectual curiosity and a passion for discovery through demanding academic programs, experiential learning opportunities, and cutting-edge research

Our Programs

Our Programs

Our goal is to strategically establish and enhance academic programs to deliver distinctive, responsive and innovative offerings that effectively prepare leaders and scholars to meet the demands of a global society and workforce.

Resources

Women LeadHERship Resources

Women LeadHERship Resources

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Extension Connection

Extension Connection

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Contact Us

College of Agriculture and Human Ecology
P.O. Box 9081
Petersburg, VA  23806

Executive Secretary
Phone 804-524-5961
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