Associate Provost for Academic Support, Troy University
Dr. Vardaman serves as Associate Provost for Academic Support at Troy University where he manages faculty personnel issues, budgeting, faculty contracts and certifications, legal issues, IT initiatives, the tenure and promotion process, and post-grant award activity for the Academic Division. In addition, he provides oversight of Continuing Education and Outreach as well as the financial aspects of the Confucius Institute. He also serves as an adjunct instructor of employment law in TROY’s Master of Human Resources program. Prior to his current position, Dr. Vardaman spent nine years leading the Human Resources Department for Troy after serving as both HR and IT manager for the Southeast Alabama Regional Planning and Development Commission in Dothan, AL. Dr. Vardaman has held local, state, and national leadership positions in human resources professional organizations and has numerous national and international publications.