Effective June 1, 2013, Kelli Brown became Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at Georgia College and State University, Georgia’s public liberal arts institution. Prior to this, she was the Interim Dean and Professor in the College of Health and Human Performance at the University of Florida (2012-13) and was the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs from 2007 to 2012. She was an ACE Fellow in 2011-12. From July 2003 through June 2006, she was the Interim Associate Provost and Dean of the Graduate School at the University of South Florida (USF). Prior to this appointment she was an active faculty member in the College of Public Health. Before joining the faculty at USF in 1996, she was Chairperson of the Department of Health Sciences at Illinois State University for two years. During her seven years at Western Illinois University, she rose through the ranks to become the Graduate Program Coordinator in the Department of Health Sciences, and ultimately Assistant to the Dean in the College of Health, Physical Education and Recreation. She holds an Associate of Arts degree in dental hygiene from Michael J. Owens Technical College (Toledo, OH), a Bachelor of Science in Public Health Services, and Master of Science and Education in Public Health from the University of Toledo, and a Ph.D. in Health Education from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.