Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, University of the Virgin Islands
Dr. Camille A. McKayle is Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs at the University of the Virgin Islands (UVI). Previous to this, she served as Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics. As Provost, she led the development of UVI’s first PhD program in Creative Leadership for Innovation and Change, which graduated its first PhD recipients in 2018.
She has successfully served as PI or co-PI on a variety of grant projects from National Science Foundation, NASA, Department of Defense, and the Mathematical Association of America. Her grant projects have totaled more than $10 million for the university. She currently serves as lead PI for National Science Foundation funded The Center for the Advancement of STEM Leadership (CASL; collaborative with North Carolina A&T State University, Fielding Graduate University, Association of American Colleges and University and UVI as lead). The focus of the projects is to broaden participation in the Nation’s STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) enterprise through focus on undergraduate STEM education.
From 2005 – 2008, Dr. McKayle was Program Officer at the National Science Foundation for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program, in the (then) Division for Human Resource Development in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources.
Dr. McKayle received her Ph.D. in Mathematics, from Lehigh University (Pennsylvania). Her undergraduate degree in Mathematics is from Bates College (Maine). Additionally, she completed a Master’s Certificate in Creativity and Change Leadership from Buffalo State College’s International Center for Creativity Studies. Her current research interests are in the areas of Creativity Studies, Creativity and Leadership, HBCU Leadership, STEM Education and STEM Leadership.