Douglas Christiansen, Ph.D.
Vice Provost For Enrollment and Dean of Admissions
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Douglas L. Christiansen is Vanderbilt University's vice provost for enrollment and dean of admissions, as well as assistant professor of public policy and higher education in the Department of Leadership, Policy and Organizations at Vanderbilt's Peabody College.
In his role as vice provost, Christiansen oversees the offices of Undergraduate Admissions, Student Financial Aid and Undergraduate Scholarships, Enrollment Management Information Systems, The University Registrar, and Vanderbilt Institutional Research Group (VIRG). He also oversees the Chancellors and Cornelius Vanderbilt scholarship programs and the POSSE scholars program. In addition to Christiansen’s administrative responsibilities, he is an active professor and researcher, having taught at the university level for almost two decades. Moreover, Christiansen is currently serving as a member of the Board of Trustees for The College Board.