Michael Selmon, provost and vice president for academic affairs, is the senior academic administrator at Alma College with oversight of all academic programs. He leads efforts to ensure the quality of the faculty and student body by providing leadership in matters related to instruction, faculty support and recognition, library, academic support services, the registrar’s office and Presidential Honors Program. Selmon received a bachelor of arts degree in religion and mathematics and a master of science degree in mathematics from Miami University before going on to earn M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in English literature from the University of Maryland. His research centers in modern drama, including publications on playwrights like Caryl Churchill and Eugene O’Neill.