Annie Odom

 Odom, Annie

Executive Assistant to the Provost

Annie Odom serves as the Executive Assistant to Provost Suzanne Austin. Annie Odom oversees the administrative operations for the Provost. She provides administrative and analytical support to the Office of the Provost, including preparing divisional reports, assisting with meeting management, drafting presentations and public correspondence, and facilitating the successful daily operations of the division and the office. Odom joined the Office of the Provost in 2020 following her recent graduation with an MPA from Harvard Kennedy School and over 8 years in the military.  Annie works with deans’ offices, schools, and departments on a variety of issues for the Provost, and serves as the Provost's representative as needed. Odom provides support for the annual report process and the sabbatical program. She is also responsible for record-keeping associated with the curriculum, SC CHE, and SACSCOC, including maintaining records of academic policies and memoranda associated with curricular programs and faculty records, including the Banner Document Management system. 

As the event coordinator for the Office of the Provost, Annie Odom oversees the coordination of meetings and events sponsored by the Office of the Provost, including Academic Council and Forums, Deans Councils, Academic Affairs meetings with the Board of Trustees, New Faculty and Chair Orientations, Celebration of Faculty, and faculty development and appreciation events, and she serves as the primary liaison for our Commencement ceremonies. Annie also promotes the news and digital presence for the Provost and the Office.