Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs
University of the Virgin Islands, St. Thomas and St. Croix
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. Additionally, McKayle is a PI for the NSF funded Center for the Advancement of STEM Leadership (CASL).
McKayle has a deep commitment to quality education. She has served as principal investigator and project director for various grant projects at the university that aimed to strengthen the quality of the preparation in science and mathematics for students at UVI, as well as students in K-12 Virgin Islands schools. The overall goal of those efforts was increasing the number of students that became and remained interested in the STEM disciplines and ultimately choose to enter into the STEM workforce.
From 2005-2008, McKayle was Program Officer at the National Science Foundation for the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program in the Directorate for Education and Human Resources. McKayle received her BS in Mathematics from Bates College, and MS and PhD, also in Mathematics (Partial Differential Equations), from Lehigh University. Her current research is in the area of STEM Education and STEM Leadership.