Nancy Gonzales

Executive Vice President and University Provost

Arizona State University

Nancy Gonzales is the executive vice president and university provost of Arizona State University. In this role, she serves as ASU’s chief academic officer for the Academic Enterprise, advancing innovative educational programs, modalities and degrees for ASU’s diverse student population, and building the world-class faculty needed to train future leaders. As provost and chief of ASU’s Academic Enterprise, Gonzales leads 23 deans and 16 interdisciplinary colleges and academic units. She is responsible for enhancing the university’s intellectual climate, strengthening instruction and scholarship, broadening access and equitable outcomes, creating outstanding student experiences to ensure student success, and supporting innovative teaching and learning strategies to meet students’ needs in an ever-changing world. As a nationally recognized psychologist, she has conducted groundbreaking research, funded by the National Institutes of Health, on culturally informed models of human health and development with the goal of developing public health strategies to reduce health disparities in vulnerable communities. She is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and the recipient of distinguished career awards from the American Psychological Association, the Society for Research on Adolescence, the Society for Clinical and Child Psychology, and the Society for Prevention Research. She was named an Arizona Latina Trailblazer & one of the 2021 Most Influential Women in Arizona.