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Leo Welch

Leo Welch

Acting Provost and Sr. Vice President for Academic Affairs

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Leo Welch was appointed Acting Provost and Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Northern Colorado in fall 2017.

Dr. Welch has been in higher education administration for 25 years and joined UNC as Dean of the College of Performing and Visual Arts and Professor of Music in August 2013. Prior to coming to UNC, Dr. Welch served as an associate dean at the Florida State University College of Music from 2008 to 2013 where his responsibilities included coordination of community engagement activities, music entrepreneurial initiatives, development activities, budgeting, coordination of guest artists, hall and calendar management, and promotion on behalf of the College. Dr. Welch was an assistant dean of the College of Fine Arts at Marshall University from 2001-2003 where he also directed the classical guitar program.