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Headshot of Charlotte SimmonsPrior to assuming the position of associate vice president for Academic Affairs in 2015, Charlotte Simmons served the university and the College of Mathematics and Science as tenured faculty, chairperson of the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, associate dean and dean. She continues to be a passionate teacher, productive scholar and a strong supporter of undergraduate research, including at the national level. Simmons serves as a Council for Undergraduate Research (CUR) councilor and Executive Board member and has been the principal investigator for several National Science Foundation grants supporting students from underrepresented groups. Her work ensures sound fiscal and personnel management in our colleges, equitable tenure and promotion processes and enumerable contributions to governance structure and faculty relations.

Simmons holds bachelor's degrees with highest honors in both English and mathematics from Texas A&M University at Commerce, where she was recognized as a distinguished alumna. She also received a master’s in mathematics from the University of North Texas and a doctorate in mathematics from the University of Oklahoma. She has (co)organized and hosted five national conferences at UCO since her arrival in 1999. Simmons is the recipient of a number of awards including the UCO Sigma Xi Researcher of the Year award, the Provost’s Modeling the Way Award, the UCO Empowerment for Excellence Women Who Inspire Award and the Women of Achievement Award from the Raindrop Foundation Women’s Association of Oklahoma City.


Charlotte Simmons
Office of Academic Affairs
100 N. University Drive
Edmond, OK 73034
Phone: (405) 974-2538
Fax: (405) 974-3825