CSU-Pueblo Alumni Association

CSU-Pueblo Provost

The Office of the Provost is responsible for ensuring the quality of student learning by overseeing the curriculum and leading new initiatives in education. Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, Dr. Carl N. Wright, is the chief academic officer for Colorado State University-Pueblo. In this capacity, Provost Wright provides leadership to academic programs, research, and outreach involving faculty, students, and staff. He oversees the quality of programs of instruction and research through collaborative work with the college deans, along with the director of Extended Studies, the University Library, Student Academic Services, Admissions and Records, and Technical Services, addressing issues such as effective planning, good management, and program reviews. In addition, the Provost is responsible for review and approval of all academic programs and policies as well as the appointment, promotion, and compensation of the faculty.

Provost Wright is eager to help students find answers to their questions and to ensure that their experiences at CSU-Pueblo meet or exceed expectations. He is personally available to all students and can be reached at 719.549.2313 or carl.wright@csupueblo.edu.


About Dr. Carl N. Wright

Dr. Carl N. WrightMost recently Provost Wright served as dean of the College of Business at Grambling State University in Grambling, Louisiana. Before that, he was at Virginia State University holding positions of chairman of the Department of Accounting and Finance as well as vice-president of business and finance. Prior to assuming administrative positions, Dr. Wright has taught business and accounting courses since 1976. He also has served as an accountant and auditor for Arthur Young & Co. and Peat, Marwick, Mitchell & Co., as well as owning his own CPA firm from 1980-2010. He earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Virginia State University, a Master of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Va., and a Ph.D. in business administration from Jackson State University in Jackson, Mi.

Dr. Wright has co-authored articles on information technology and distance education, along with the role of external auditors in nonpublic regulatory environments. His research interests include data security and structural equation modeling in managerial accounting.

Dr. Carl Wright

Phone: 719.549.2313
E-mail: carl.wright@csupueblo.edu

Tanya Baird

Executive Assistant
Phone: 719.549.2313
Fax: 719.549.2071
E-mail: tanya.baird@csupueblo.edu