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 918-293-4890 or emailing jody.grammer@okstate.edu.

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

Dr. Lisa Weis, Vice President of Academic Affairs

Dr. Lisa Weis serves as the Vice President of Academic Affairs at OSU Institute of Technology.

Prior to joining OSUIT on July 1, 2019, Dr. Weis served as the associate vice president for Academic Affairs and chief operating officer at Langston University Tulsa. During her time at Langston she increased the efficiency and effectiveness of university wide practices, improved customer service response times, increased campus enrollment and was instrumental in the creation and operations of providing college level, credit bearing courses to incarcerated individuals in Oklahoma.

Dr. Weis serves on the boards of the Greenwood Cultural Center and North Tulsa Community Coalition. She is a Junior Achievement volunteer, providing financial literacy courses to students in elementary, middle and high school and serves as a 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 her 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 Oklahoma and National Board teaching certifications and has over 25 years of teaching and administrative experience in public school and higher education.

Prior to her employment at OSUIT, Grammer worked as a full-time biotechnology instructor at Meridian Technology Center (MTC), an adjunct mathematics instructor for MTC’s Center for Workforce and Economic Development, and a laboratory technician and laboratory manager at Oklahoma State University’s Oklahoma Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory.
 
Grammer earned a master’s degree in Teaching, Learning and Leadership in 2011 and a bachelor’s degree in Zoology in 2000 from Oklahoma State University-Stillwater. Additionally, she earned a certificate of mastery in Prior Learning Assessment from the Council for Adult & Experiential Learning in Chicago in 2014.