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Welcome to Academic Affairs

The Academic Affairs Division is responsible for the development, management and administration of all academic matters at Pellissippi State Community College, including faculty, curriculum, course schedules, academic support services, evaluation, budgets and instructional improvement projects.

Academic Affairs is committed to ensuring outstanding teaching and learning through the promotion of academic excellence. Student success in transfer preparation classes and in career-technical training depends on faculty support, community engagement and instructional technology.

The Academic Affairs Division:

  • Provides oversight and direction to academic departments responsible for learning support, transfer programs and career academic programs
  • Supervises learning services, including advising and articulation, curriculum and instruction, program development and accreditation, and distance learning and academic support programs
  • Assists the President’s Office in developing and implementing College goals and policies
  • Makes recommendations on employment of personnel, on promotion and on tenure
  • Participates in regional economic development efforts and industry training needs
  • Coordinates and manages academic budgets


Pellissippi State Community College, in compliance with Title IV, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and other Federal and State disclosure laws, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity or national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, age, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, or any other class protected by Federal or State laws and regulations and by Tennessee Board of Regents policies with respect to all employment, programs, and activities. View the Nondiscrimination Policy.

For questions or concerns, please contact Annazette Houston, Executive Director of Equity and Compliance.