Academic Affairs

The Office of Academic Affairs takes responsibility for assuring the integrity of the academic programs, degrees and services of OSU Institute of Technology.

Academic Affairs takes the lead on all academic issues, including accreditation, assessment, service learning, and works closely with all stakeholders.

Contact OSUIT Office of Academic Affairs by calling 918-293-5260 or emailing

Mailing address:
OSUIT Academic Affairs
1801 E. 4th Street
Okmulgee, OK 74447

Dr. Lisa Weis, Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs

Dr. Lisa Weis serves as the Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at OSU Institute of Technology. Prior to her appointment on September 17, 2021, Dr. Weis joined the OSUIT community as Dean for the School of Arts, Sciences & Health. As Dean, Dr. Weis positively contributed to the financial stability of the university and increased student success and retention rates. Additionally, Dr. Weis serves as a Peer Corps member for the Higher Learning Commission, site visitor for the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, reviewer for the Alliance for Higher Education in Prison, committee member for the Oklahoma Office of Educational Quality and Accountability Bias Review Committee, volunteer for Junior Achievement of Oklahoma, and Court Appointed Special Advocate for children in foster care.

Dr. Weis has published several refereed journal articles and made multiple state, national, and international presentations. Her most recent grant writing efforts provided approximately $1.2 million to increase educators’ participation in urban agricultural experiences and to promote academic success for middle school students in highly diverse, low-income areas. Throughout her career, Dr. Weis has earned multiple accolades including the Vision of Excellence Award, Dean’s Award for Pedagogy/Andragogy, Faculty Service Award, Alumni Association Award for Professionalism in the Classroom, Dean’s Award for Service, and, perhaps her most cherished award, the Langston University Student Body Award for Outstanding Academic Leadership.

Dr. Weis earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, MBA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Strategic Communication, M.S. in Curriculum and Instruction, and B.S. in Family Relations and Child Development. She holds a CSSC Certified Green Belt, Oklahoma and National Board teaching certifications, and has over 25 years of teaching and administrative experience in public schools and higher education.